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Meet Our Leadership

Rev. Roger Vest - Senior Pastor

Rev. Roger A. Vest has served as a United Methodist pastor in the North Georgia Conference since 1992. He graduated with degrees in Physics and Math from Berry College in 1988 and received his Masters of Divinity degree from Duke University in 1991. 

Rev. Vest has served the following churches in North Georgia: Cokes Chapel UMC in Sharpsburg; Rome 1st UMC; Harmony Grove UMC in Auburn, GA; Shiloh UMC in Covington; Harlem 1st UMC; Chatsworth 1st UMC and Powder Springs 1st UMC. 

Rev. Vest loves to read, enjoys all types of sports and spending time with his family. He is married to Bonnie (middle school special ed teacher) and has two adult children and one adorable and brilliant grandson :).  

Rev. Genetha Rice-Singleton - Associate Pastor

Originally from Georgetown, SC, Rev. Genetha Rice-Singleton graduated from South Carolina State University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology. After retiring from the Georgia Department of Transportation after 30 years, she graduated and pursued her call to ministry at Candler School of Theology at Emory University.

She and her husband, Anthony have been married for more than 33 years and are the proud parents of two young adults.

Ministry Staff

Robin Payne - Connections Director

Demarcus Fields - Director of Youth Ministry

Wayne Gilreath - Organist/Choirmaster

Nicole Howard - Children's Ministry Director

Administrative Staff

Helyn Mayhew - Finance Administrator

Rhonda Brown - Communications & Church Administrator

Rita Benfield – Church Office Assistant

Little Scholars Academy

Sheila Miller - Little Scholar's Academy Director