…sharing the love of Christ with Athens and the world!

Our Staff

Over the years, First Presbyterian Church of Athens has been blessed with talented staff members who have committed themselves completely to the ministries they serve. Our staff members are chosen due to the experience they bring to our church and their sincere desire to serve our congregation and surrounding community. Please feel free to contact any of our pastoral or support staff with any questions or comments you may have.

 Staff MemberChurch Phone NumberEmail Address
brucecropInterim Senior Pastor
Dr. Bruce Lancaster
706-543-4338 x201Email Bruce Lancaster
013 (2)Associate Pastor
Dr. Carol Strickland
706-543-4338 x205Email Carol Strickland
DSC_0005Parish Associate
Dr. John L. Kipp
706-543-4338 x203Email John Kipp
Bob G

Parish Associate
The Rev. Bob Googe 
706-543-4338 Email Bob Googe
DSC_0021Director of Music and Organist 
Dr. John Coble 
706-543-4338 x216Email John Coble
002

Director of Youth Ministries  
Mrs. Kim Ness 
706-543-4338 x207Email Kim Ness
NatalieDirector of Children's Ministry
Mrs. Natalie Bishop
706-543-4338 x212Email Natalie Bishop
024Director of Weekday School   
Mrs. Elaine Johnson 
706-543-4338 x215Email Elaine Johnson
BURBAGE-ROGER-185Church Administrator
Mr. Roger Burbage 
706-543-4338 x204Email Roger Burbage
DSC_0009Administrative Assistant & Membership Records    
Ms. Lucy Bell 
706-543-4338 x202Email Lucy Bell
DSC_0005Communications Specialist & Website  
Ms. Nan Powell
706-543-4338 x217Email Nan Powell
008Receptionist and Administrative Assistant   
Mrs. Jennifer Sunderlin
706-543-4338 x211Email Front Desk
 
 
 
 
 
 
Accounting Assistant
Mrs. Laura McHugh
706-543-4338 x208Email Laura McHugh
078 Administrative Assistant & Weekday School
Mrs. Tiffany Greene
706-543-4338 x214Email Tiffany Greene
078Nursery Volunteer and Staff Coordinator
Ms. Jennifer Abbott
Email Jennifer Abbott

078
Children’s Music Assistant
Ms. Charlotte Chromiak
Email Jennifer Abbott

Worship With Us

Worship Times

8:45 and 11:00 a.m.

Sunday School
For all ages meets at 9:45 a.m.

Children’s Sunday School
Youth Sunday School
Adult Sunday School

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