Gary Whetstone

District Superintendent of the Athens Elberton District


The Rev. Dr. Gary L. Whetstone is the Superintendent of the Athens Elberton District. He most recently served as senior pastor of Mountain Park UMC in Stone Mountain. He once served the Loganville First and the Watkinsville First United Methodist Churches, both being in the Athens-Elberton District.

Gary and his wife, Diane have two grown children. Benjamin, a computer software programmer at UGA-Ag Dept., lives in High Shoals, GA. with his wife, Robin, and three children, Sadie, Merrill and Jack. Rachel, once a volunteer for the Peace Corps stationed at a Catholic School in Bobo-Dialoussa, Burkina Faso, Africa, is living in Denver, Colorado and working for a specialized, sensory disorder counseling firm.