The Advent House chaplains serve the students in various ways and help further the ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on UTK’s campus.

(The Chaplain position is currently open. Contact Chris with any needs and/or questions.)

Chris May, Assistant Chaplain

Chris May is currently serving as Assistant Chaplain for Advent House. Chris was born and raised in Massachusetts and graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2016. He has a degree in Psychology, Public health, and a minor in Military Leadership.

During his 4 years of undergrad, Chris was involved with campus ministry on the campuses of UMass Amherst, Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College. Chris was elected Vice President of the ministry group Adventist Christians Together to Serve (ACTS) in 2015 and 2016. ACTS is a student lead organization that oversees all Adventist campus ministries in the five-college area.

Chris has a passion for sharing Christ with other and enjoys working with college students. He also enjoys swimming, rock climbing, and scuba diving in his free time. Feel free to contact Chris directly via email or by calling 865.522.3193.