Rev. Dan Brown is an ordained elder in the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church.
He is a devoted husband and father. He is married to the former Carol Blanton. Dan and Carol first met in their freshman year at LaGrange College, LaGrange, Georgia. After dating for four years, they were married on July 10th, 1976 at Grace United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Together, they have two children: a daughter Kathryn and a son Christopher. Kathryn lives in Hoboken, NJ with her husband, Scott Curkin and their son, Max. Christopher lives in Marietta, GA with his wife, Ashley.
Educationally, Rev. Brown received his Bachelor of Arts degree from LaGrange College in 1976. He completed his Masters of Divinity degree at the Candler School of Theology, Emory University, in 1979. He has also done extensive doctoral work at both McCormick Theological Seminary and Asbury Theological Seminary.
Rev. Brown has served as an adjunct professor of Religion at both Reinhardt College in Waleska, Ga. and at Young Harris College in Young Harris, GA. He has also served as an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees at Reinhardt College and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees at LaGrange College.
His past pastoral appointments include a student appointment to the Jenkinsburg Charge, in Butts County (Student Appointment); the Antioch United Methodist Church in Thomaston, Georgia; the Sharp Memorial United Methodist Church on the campus of Young Harris College, in Young Harris, Georgia; the McKendree United Methodist Church, in Gwinnett County; the Canton First United Methodist Church in Canton, Ga.; the Griffin First United Methodist Church in Griffin, Ga.; Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church in Augusta, Ga; and after serving as the District Superintendent of the Griffin District in Griffin, Ga.