Reverend Sam McGlothlin is senior pastor at Belle Meade United Methodist Church. Prior to her appointment in the local church, she worked for Mountain T.O.P. (Tennessee Outreach Project), a non-profit dedicated to rural life ministry in the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee, where she served as the Program Manager of Recruiting and Public Awareness. Sam has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Auburn University and a Master’s of Divinity from Vanderbilt Divinity School. Sam is the author of Advent: A Calendar of Devotions 2023 and The Sanctuary for Lent 2020. She and her husband Mark are parents to Lewis and Madeline and live in Nashville, TN.