Projected Appointments 2021


Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson announces projected full-time appointment changes as of April 18, 2021.
These appointments will be effective July 1. Find the 2021 Clergy Move Schedule at "Clergy Move Day 2021."

Projected Full-Time Appointment Changes
Effective July 1, 2021


Central West District

Bremen First UMC
David Blackwood, Pastor-in-Charge

Bright Star UMC
Orlando Evans, Pastor-in-Charge

Douglasville First UMC
Genetha Rice-Singleton, Associate Pastor

Mt. Bethel UMC
Steven Usry, Pastor-in-Charge

Central North District

Ben Hill UMC
Derrick Rhodes, Pastor-in-Charge

Ben Hill UMC
Gia Cassandra Jones, Associate Pastor

Cascade UMC
Camille Michelle Henderson-Edwards, Associate Pastor

Impact UMC
Johnnetta Johnson, Associate Pastor

Northbrook UMC
Elizabeth Pollard, Associate Pastor

Northbrook UMC
Kena Hawkins Newkirk, Associate Pastor

Peachtree Road UMC
Josh Miles, Associate Pastor

Central East District

Bethlehem First UMC
Beth Dickinson, Associate Pastor

Chapelwood UMC
Kathy Lamon, Pastor-in-Charge

Midway UMC Auburn
Alissa Rothschild, Pastor-in-Charge

Monroe First UMC
John Purrington, Pastor-in-Charge

Simpsonwood UMC
Dave Allen Grady, Co-Pastor-in-Charge
Susan Allen Grady, Co-Pastor-in-Charge

Snellville UMC
Quincy Brown, Pastor-in-Charge

Sugarloaf UMC
Heather Jallad, Pastor-in-Charge

Suwanee First UMC
Hee Chul Park, Pastor-in-Charge

Winters Chapel UMC
Thomas Hall, Pastor-in-Charge


Central South District

Central South District Superintendent
Byron Thomas

Allen Memorial UMC Oxford
Beverly Casstevens, Pastor-in-Charge

Conyers First UMC
Chris Shurtz, Pastor-in-Charge

Embry Hills UMC
Jordan Thrasher, Pastor-in-Charge

Hampton UMC
George Lanier, Pastor-in-Charge

Jodeco Road UMC
Tommy Ross, Pastor-in-Charge

Kelley Chapel UMC
Yvette Massey, Pastor-in-Charge

Lawrenceville Road UMC
Dondra Davis, Pastor-in-Charge

Locust Grove UMC
Gil McGinnis, Pastor-in-Charge

Stockbridge First UMC
Michael Lavell Sanders, Pastor-in-Charge

Stone Mountain First UMC
Meg Morrison, Pastor-in-Charge


North West District

Blue Ridge UMC
Samuel Hamby, Pastor-in-Charge

Cave Spring UMC
Natalie Faulkner, Pastor-in-Charge

Ellijay First UMC
John Brantley, Pastor-in-Charge

Faith UMC Cartersville
John Anthony Page, Pastor-in-Charge

Hickory Flat UMC Canton
David Benson, Pastor-in-Charge

Pine Log UMC
Zack Townsend, Pastor-in-Charge

Pleasant Hill UMC Summerville
Sharon Coley, Pastor-in-Charge

Rock Spring UMC
Joel Miller, Pastor-in-Charge

Rockmart UMC
Edward Murrey, Pastor-in-Charge

West Rome UMC
Jatin Gill, Pastor-in-Charge


North East District

Bold Spring UMC
Ross Wheeler, Pastor-in-Charge

Commerce First UMC
Joshua Carr, Pastor-in-Charge

Hiawassee UMC
James Wright Hughes, Pastor-in-Charge

Midway UMC Alpharetta
Amanda Garvin Lane, Associate Pastor

New Liberty UMC Braselton
Tayler James Johnson, Pastor-in-Charge

Redwine/Chicopee/Candler UMC
Bryan Smith, Pastor-in-Charge

Redwine/Chicopee/Candler UMC
Justin Arnold, Associate Pastor

St. Paul UMC Washington Street
Rick Maeser, Pastor-in-Charge


South East District

Grovetown UMC & Director of Wesley Foundation at Augusta University
Joshua Swanson, Pastor-in-Charge

Hopewell UMC Milledgeville
Sam Halverson, Pastor-in-Charge

St. John UMC Augusta
Matthew Nelson, Pastor-in-Charge

Washington First UMC
Liza Marler, Pastor-in-Charge

Wesley UMC Evans
Lindsey Solomon, Associate Pastor


South West District

Cokes Chapel UMC

Inman UMC
Whitney Hair, Pastor-in-Charge

Jackson First UMC
Andrew Postell, Pastor-in-Charge

Newnan First UMC
Andrew Chappell, Associate Pastor



Conference Staff Appointments

Richard Hunter
Center for Congregational Excellence, Associate Director