She began her ministry at First Christian Athens in August 2021. Elizabeth was installed as our first female senior pastor in our 146 year history in May 2022!
Elizabeth began her career as a teacher after graduating from Samford University in Birmingham, AL. She later attended Duke Divinity School after feeling a call to pastoral ministry. Since completing seminary, she has served churches in North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC and Oklahoma in various roles before moving to Georgia.
Elizabeth is author of two books, Birthed: Finding Grace Through Infertility (Chalice Press, 2016) and Brave Church: Tackling Tough Topics Together (Upper Room, 2021)
She passionate about building communities of faith who know and love one another well and who serve their neighbors with compassion. She also loves slow mornings, long conversations and chocolate chip cookies right out of the oven.
She comes to First Christian Church, Athens along with her husband, Kevin and daughter, Amelia and son Andrew who love doing life with her and as a part of the church.
You can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. She would love to hear from you!