Bishop Watson announces new cabinet appointments


Bishop B. Michael Watson has just announced two changes to the North Georgia Conference Cabinet. These changes will take place July 1, 2012. 

Rev. Dan Brown will be appointed as Superintendent of the Griffin District.  Brown currently serves as senior pastor of Trinity on the Hill UMC in Augusta.  

Rev. Terry Fleming will be appointed as Superintendent of the Augusta District. Fleming currently serves as senior pastor of Norcross First UMC. 
About Dan Brown
Dan Brown received his Bachelor of Arts degree from LaGrange College in Social Work in 1976. He completed his Masters of Divinity degree at the Candler School of Theology in 1979. He has done extensive doctoral work at both McCormick Theological Seminary and Asbury Theological Seminary.
Over the years, Brown has enjoyed a great deal of community involvement. He has been active in such organizations as the American Cancer Society, the Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services, the Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce, the YMCA, the Lion's Club, and the Rotary Clubs in Griffin and Augusta. He has served as an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees of Reinhardt College, and is a current member of the Board of Trustees at LaGrange College. 
Brown's previous appointments include: a student appointment to the Jenkinsburg Charge; Antioch UMC in Thomaston, GA; Sharp Memorial UMC on the campus of Young Harris College; McKendree UMC; Canton First UMC; and Griffin First UMC.
Dan and his wife Carol have two children: Chris, who is married to Ashley; and Kathryn who is married to Scott Curkin and gave birth to Max, Dan and Carol's grandson. 

About Terry Fleming

Terry Fleming was raised in Hogansville, GA in St. James UMC.  He heard God’s call to ordained ministry when he was 16, and attended Asbury College where he majored in speech communication.  He completed his graduate work at both Asbury Theological Seminary and Candler School of Theology. 
Fleming's previous appointments include: Lowell UMC in Carrollton, GA; Buchanan UMC; Pleasant Grove in LaGrange, GA; Rock Spring UMC; McKendree UMC; and Norcross First UMC.
Terry and his wife Carol are preparing to celebrate their 26th anniversary. They have two daughters, Lauren, who is in graduate school at James Madison University, and Robin, who will be a freshman at Auburn University this fall.