Staff

Main Office Phone: 770-475-5576
Pastor On-Call Emergency (A pastor is always available.): 470-485-1325
Fax: 770-663-7740

Pastors | Discipleship and Membership | Children’s Ministries | Youth Ministry | Administrative Support | Music | Technology and Communications  | Finance | Maintenance 

Pastoral Staff

For all pastors, call 678-867-7520.

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Dr. Don Martin
Senior Pastor

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Rev. Brad Greene
Vinebranch
Associate Pastor

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Rev. Terri Henkel
Congregational Care Associate Pastor

Discipleship and Membership Involvement Staff

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Wes Maston
Director of Discipleship
770-521-8783
Responsible for Sunday morning small groups and ministries for men, women, senior adults and children.Helps new church members find a place to connect. Leads the DISCOVER class.

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Tammy Allison
Older Adult Ministry and Adult Discipleship Coordinator
678-867-7514
Coordinates events and ministry opportunities for seniors and assists with adult discipleship.

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Lisa Webb
Connections Director
678-867-7539
Responsible for welcoming and connecting people into active ministry.

Children’s Ministries Staff

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Ellen Sanders
Director of
Children’s Ministries

678-867-7507
Oversees ministries for children, birth-5th grade. Coordinates children’s Sunday School and worship, works with volunteers and organizes outreach events.

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Tricia Tapp
Preschool and Kindergarten Director
770-410-9324
Oversees the church’s weekday preschool and kindergarten program.

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Gail Stephens
Director of Mothers’
Morning Out

770-475-2170
Responsible for
Mother’s Morning Out for children 18-36 months old.

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Annette Wright
Assoc. Director of Children’s Ministries – Preschool Coord.
678-867-7526
Coordinates curriculum for 3 and 4 year olds. Assists with planning, operations and execution of Children’s Ministry-sponsored events.

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Gwen Stephens
Preschool Office Manager
770-410-9324
Manages financials for the AFUM Preschool and Kindergarten.

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Kirby Darden
Assoc. Director of Children’s Ministries –
Elementary & Preteen Coord.

678-867-7513
Coordinates our ministries for elementary-age children and preteens.

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Helena Manning
Nursery Director
678-867-7518
Oversees the nursery on Sunday mornings and during meetings and special events.

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Hannah Rhinehart
Special Needs Coordinator
678-867-7527
Coordinates the events for special needs individuals.

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Dianne Deas
Trinity Hall Receptionist
678-867-7517
Receptionist in Trinity Hall during Preschool, Kindergarten and Mothers’ Morning Out.

Youth Ministry Staff

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Ric Clark
Director of Youth Ministries
678-867-7538

Oversees the ministry for students in 6th through 12th grade.

Will Rhinehart
Director of Middle School Ministries
770-521-8786
Coordinates our ministry for middle-school aged youth.

Administrative Support Staff

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René Watson
Minister of Administration
678-867-7503
Responsible for human resources, finance, facilities and the “Upon This Rock” building project.  Staff liaison for the Trustees, Staff-Parish, Finance and Building Committees.

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Porshia Williams
Events & Connects Coordinator
678-867-7509
Oversees facility scheduling and assists with the membership database. Call to make room reservations for Bible studies, meetings, weddings or special events.

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Ellen Shadeed
Receptionist
770-475-5576
Weekday receptionist in the church’s Main Street office building.

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Cindy Burkett
Secretary to the Senior Pastor
678-867-7520
Provides administrative support for the senior pastor. Contact to make an appointment.

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Laura Malek
Ministry Assistant
678-867-7534
Responsible for administrative support for the church and staff.

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Polly Linthicum
Ministry Assistant – Administration and Finance
678-867-7528
Assists with administrative and finance department support.

Finance Staff

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Connie Powell
Financial Administrator
678-867-7519
Responsible for all financial transactions of the church. Oversees pledging, stewardship, contributions, stock gifts, accounts payable, payroll, taxes, endowment, human resources and banking.

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Helen Bethenod
Assistant Financial Administrator
770-521-8784
Maintains contribution records, including online transaction, as well as accounts payable and check distribution. Responsible for payroll. Contact if you have questions about your pledge or gifts.

Music Staff

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Director of
Music Ministries & Instrumental Music

678-867-7505
Directs the Chancel Choir, Testify, Orchestra and New Jubilations. Coordinates all of music ministries pertaining to worship.

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Ann Hudson
Director of Children Music
678-867-7515
Coordinates children’s choirs for kids ages 2 through 5th grade, and youth choirs for young people in 6th-12th grade. Directs Grace Notes, our women’s choir.

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Stephanie Newton
Director of Youth Music and Contemporary Worship Director
Leads the Vinebranch Band during contemporary worship services and coordinates the Coffee House each spring and fall. Contact via email.

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Cindy Poelking
Music Department Admin. Assistant
678-867-7533
Manages registrations, the database, volunteers, communications, the music library and events for choirs.

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Marie Pettet
Organist
Call the church.

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John Delk
Organist
Call the church.

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Jack Montgomery
Pianist
Call the church.

Technology and Communications Staff

Brad Meisburg
Director of Planning and Operations
770-521-8775
Responsible for the IT, A/V and Communications departments; leadership training and
strategies for fulfilling the church’s mission.

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Beth Allain
Communications Director
770-521-8788
Oversees the website, social media and marketing campaigns. Contact for help sharing your ministry news.

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Adam George
Communications and Graphics Specialist
770-521-8788
Responsible for graphic design, desktop publishing and communications support.

Austin Ginn
Lead Audio/Video Engineer
678-867-7511
Responsible for video production and audio/video support for worship services and special events. Oversees all A/V equipment.

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Denise Starbird
Media and IT Specialist
770-521-8774
Provides audio/video support for Vinebranch contemporary worship services. Assists with IT support.

Maintenance Staff

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Jerry Sexton
Director of Facilities
678-867-7522
Ensures facilities are ready for Sunday and weekday activities.
Supervises maintenance staff.

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Angel DeLeon
Maintenance Staff

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Sharlene Dukes
Maintenance Staff

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David Howard
Maintenance Staff

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Maintenance Staff

Jorge Garcia
Maintenance Staff

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