Rev. Dr. John Brown
Favorite sports team: Georgia Bulldogs (All sports)
Favorite color: Red
Food aversion: Black eyed peas
Go-to hymn: Love Divine all Loves Excelling
Coffee order: With cream + Sweet and Low
Pets: We are out of the pet business but we do have six grandchildren.
Favorite part of working at TUMC: The great welcoming spirit among the membership.
Bible verse that means a lot to you: “For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.”-Romans 8:38-39
Director of Children’s Ministry
Favorite sports team: Braves
Favorite color: Gulf Coast Emerald Green
Food aversion: Texture of coconut (flavor is good though)
Go-to hymn: Lord of the Dance
Coffee order: With cream and sugar
Favorite part of working at TUMC: It’s created opportunities to build relationships with children and adults in the congregation that I didn’t know before and strengthen relationships that I already had.
Bible verse that means a lot to you: Psalm 19
Director of Tuckston Preschool
Director of College and Youth Ministries
Favorite sports team: UGA all the way!
Favorite color: Red (and black)
Food aversion: Brussels Sprouts
Go-to worship song: All My Hope (Is In Jesus)
Coffee order: Iced with coconut milk
Pets: sweet kitty named Dhalia
Favorite part of working at TUMC: The smiles, the encouragement, and the laughter.
Bible verse that means a lot to you: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6
Favorite sports team: Georgia Bulldogs
Favorite color: Pink
Food aversion: Sardines
Go-to worship song: How Great is Our God
Coffee order: With lots and lots of cream
Pets: a dog named Skippy
Favorite part of working at TUMC: Laughing and loving each other
Bible verse that means a lot to you: “I can do all things who Christ, who strengthens me." Philippians 4:13
Director of Facilities
Contemporary Worship Pastor and Assistant Youth Leader
Favorite sports team: Georgia
Favorite color: Blue
Food aversion: Cauliflower
Go-to worship song: Worthy of Your Name
Coffee order: Black
Pets: a Maltese named Tybee
Favorite part of working at TUMC: I love the atmosphere and people here! I also love being involved in the Athens community.
Bible verse that means a lot to you: “Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.” Colossians 3:16
Director of Worship (Traditional)