Our Mission and Ministry is to support and protect your Church!

Church Chairs Direct is owned and operated by the McElheny Family who also own and operate ChurchPlaza. For the past 30+ years and more than 500,000 successful transactions they’ve provided America’s Churches with a combination of more church chairs, pews, theatre and folding seating than anyone else in the world in addition to a wide range of other quality church products and services. In the process they have earned the trust and endorsements of 45 National Denominations and Fellowships.

CEO Dr. Thomas McElheny served 7 years in the United States Marine Corps and is a decorated Vietnam combat veteran.

Son Tavis McElheny served 10 years as a Coast Guard Search and Rescue pilot and currently is a Federal Agent.

Son Cail McElheny served 12 years in the United States Marine Corps which included 2 Middle Eastern Deployments as a pilot and one as a ground officer in Afghanistan where he saw extensive combat. He is currently a Commercial Pilot.