Church Staff

Pastor Nate Elias, Senior Pastor

nate headshotPastor Nate Elias is the new Senior Pastor of the Peachtree City SDA Church.   He formerly served as the Associate/Youth Pastor from January 2014 through May 2015, where he played an active role in the creation of new youth activities and events.   He was also concurrently serving as Senior Pastor for both the LaGrange SDA and Carrollton SDA Churches.

Pastor Nate graduated from Union College in 2002 with a degree in Theology.   He then attended the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary and received his MDiv.   He is currently working on his doctorate in Youth and Young Adult Ministries at The Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University.

He has served in various pastoral roles as high school academy chaplain, associate pastor, as well as a multi-church district pastor.

He and his wife, Holly, and their two girls, Maddy and Abby, are excited to now to be leading ministry at the Peachtree City SDA Church.

 

Brian Cummings, Head Elder

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Brian has been attending Peachtree City Seventh-day Adventist Church for over 10 years.  He has been an Elder in the church since 2007 and Head Elder since 2012.  In his spare time, he also plays in the Let Your Light Shine praise group and keeps the church website running.  He studied psychology at Florida Gulf Coast University and graduated Magna Cum Laude.  He works as a software development manager at CareerBuilder.com.

Brian is passionate about this church community.  He loves to witness the Holy Spirit setting free the hearts of men and women.  Brian is happily married to his lovely wife Amy.  Together, they proudly raise three amazing boys – Ian, Isaac, and Elijah.

 

Cathy Wofford, Church Secretary

cathy headshotCathy Wofford serves as the Administrative Assistant/Church Clerk and has held this position for six years.  Her duties include providing clerical support to the pastor and church leaders as well as maintaining membership data (transfers, baptisms, etc.).  She also provides clerical support with regard to event planning and preparation.

Prior to working at the Peachtree City SDA Church, she had retired after working 27 years in the area of corporate human resources, including 15 years of HR management.  Her and her husband, Mack, have been attending the church since 2003.  Cathy also serves on the school board of Shoal Creek Adventist School.

Laurie Gibson, Public Relations Specialist

Laurie headshotLaurie Gibson is the Public Relations Specialist, a new position to the church that began January 2015.  Laurie  is responsible for communicating church events to members via weekly emails, monthly newsletters, and through social media as well as relaying church event information to the local community.   She also develops marketing materials for the church.  Laurie graduated Southern Adventist University in May 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing.  She is also a part-time teacher at CrossPointe Christian Academy.

Laurie, her husband, Grant, and her two girls, Taylor and Emily, have been attending the Peachtree City SDA Church since moving to the area in 2011.