Micah Nicolaus is the senior pastor of Broad Street United Methodist Church in Cleveland, Tennessee. Micah is the son of a Lutheran pastor. He was born in Canada and lived in Wisconsin, Montana, Nebraska, Texas and Tennessee. He and his wife Kim have been married 21 years and have two sons, Andrew, 10, and Thomas, 8. They spend a lot of time playing sports, riding bikes and watching the Green Bay Packers.
Micah is a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary, in Kentucky. He served as co-youth director along with his wife Kim for six years at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church. It was a “Golden Age” of ministry which saw the construction of a family life center, the launch of deaf ministries, the renovation of the worship center, the birth of contemporary worship at LLUMC, and the beginning of the Heart of Africa Fellowship.
“Kim and I were blessed to witness and participate in a church that was transforming into a movement.”
Micah has served appointments in the Holston Annual Conference at Cokesbury United Methodist Church in Knoxville, Lighthouse United Methodist Church in Ooltewah, and Central United Methodist Church in Lenoir City. Micah currently serves on the Board of Ordained Ministry and the Conference Strategy Team in the Holston Conference. He believes the story of God’s love through Jesus is the greatest hope for the world, and he is blessed to serve with the people of the United Methodist Church.