Dan Brown and Terry Fleming to join cabinet July 1


       The Rev. Dan Brown and the Rev. Terry Fleming will be the latest additions to the North Georgia Conference Cabinet, Bishop Mike Watson has announced.
          Brown, who currently serves as senior pastor of Trinity on the Hill UMC in Augusta, will become superintendent of the Griffin District on July 1. Fleming, currently serving senior pastor of Norcross First UMC, will be appointed superintendent of the Augusta District, also on July 1.
           Gary Dean, currently serving as superintendent of the Augusta District, will be appointed as senior pastor of Norcross FUMC. Mike Cash, superintendent of the Griffin District, will be appointed as senior pastor of Trinity on the Hill.
      The remaining 10 district superintendents in the North Georgia Conference will continue to serve in their current cabinet posts.
      About Dan Brown
     He 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, 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. They have one grandchild.  
   About Terry Fleming
    Terry Fleming was raised in Hogansville, Ga., and attended 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 Asbury Theological Seminary and Candler School of Theology. 
    Fleming's previous appointments include: Lowell UMC in Carrollton, Buchanan UMC, Pleasant Grove in LaGrange, 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.