Dr. Carol Strickland
Dr. Carol Strickland, a native of Greensboro, NC, is a graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (BA), Yale Divinity School (M. Div.) and McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. (D. Min.) She became the Associate Pastor of First Presbyterian Church February of 2015.
Before moving to Athens, Dr. Strickland served as Pastor of Abbeville Presbyterian Church in Abbeville, SC. Prior to that, she served as Associate Pastor of Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church in Atlanta and First Presbyterian Church in St. Joseph, MO.
She enjoys reading, swimming, art, dark chocolate and is currently hooked on Word Chums (online Scrabble). She and her husband Jack Palmer have two children, a son in college and a daughter in high school.