District Superintendent, South West
Rev. Susan Landry brings 35+ years of experience in ministry in the United Methodist Church, and is honored to serve as District Superintendent of the South West District of the North Georgia Conference since September of 2020.
Susan is a native of Georgia, and began her leadership for the cause of Christ at the age of 17 as a youth minister and children’s choir director at Allen Memorial UMC in Oxford, GA, while attending Oxford College of Emory University. Susan followed her passion for people and for music in a psychology and music double major from Emory University. There, she received her call to pastoral ministry and continued her education at the Candler School of Theology, where she received her Master of Divinity in December, 1987.
Following a year’s residency at Grady Memorial Hospital, Susan began her appointive ministry in the North Georgia Conference in 1989, serving as an Associate Pastor for the first 14 years in ministry, and for the last 14 years as a Senior Pastor at 3 churches in the North Georgia Conference.
Susan has a passion for collaborative work and empowering laity and clergy to live into their gifts for service as the Body of Christ.
Susan is married to Louis Landry, a native of Jennings, Louisiana and Engineer with CBRE, Inc. Together, Susan and Louis have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.