Meet Our Pastors

Rev. David Walters

Senior Pastor
Rev. David Walters was appointed as Alpharetta Methodist senior pastor in July 2019. David is a native of Lawrenceville, Ga., was raised in the church and was called into ministry at the age of 18. He worked as a student pastor for 7 years while pursuing his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and his Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology. He graduated from seminary in 2002 and began serving at Snellville United Methodist Church as associate pastor. In 2006, he was appointed to start a new church in Braselton, The Vine Church, which is now a multi-site church with another campus in Flowery Branch. David’s greatest passion is leading people to a life-saving, life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ and leading leaders to advance the Kingdom of God in their homes, their workplaces and their churches. David and his wife Elizabeth (Liz) have four children, Laney, Brayden, Carley and Cade.

Rev. Brad Greene

Vinebranch Associate Pastor

Rev. Brad Greene was appointed to Alpharetta Methodist as an associate pastor in June 2016. Brad was born and raised in Woodstock, Georgia. The church (and specifically the United Methodist Church) has always been a central part of his life. Read more.

Rev. Terri Henkel

Congregational Care Associate Pastor

Rev. Teresa (Terri) Henkel was appointed to Alpharetta Methodist as an associate pastor in June 2016. Terri came to accept Christ in her mid-twenties in the Episcopal Church and says that, “from that moment on, my life has been forever changed.” Read more.