Curtis (Curt) McKee was born in Madisonville, TN and grew up in Loudon County, TN; attended Hiwassee and Tennessee Wesleyan Colleges; received his Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY. Since 1980, he has been pastor of United Methodist Churches in Tennessee and Virginia. Curt has preached and sung in more than a hundred churches in several states and visited nine different countries on volunteer mission trips. Curt’s hobbies include: hiking,reading, writing, golf, playing acoustic guitar, and songwriting. He has written numerous songs for children, as well as for missions’ emphases in Holston Conference.
Curt met his wife, Donna, at Hiwassee College and they married following her graduation from TWC in 1983. Donna is from Knoxville and has been an educator for 20 years in public and private elementary schools in Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia. She enjoys hiking, symphony concerts, and singing. They have three grown sons: Jared teaches ESL at Silla University in Busan, South Korea, Jeff lives in the Atlanta area and works at Dobbins Air Force Base, and Josh currently works for Disney and soon will begin a contract with Carnival Cruise Lines as Assistant Activities Host.
Curt has a passion for sharing the Gospel of Christ, which has shaped his life and has the power to transform the lives of others.