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Sara Webb Phillips was born and raised in Jackson, Tennessee. She earned her bachelors degree fromThe University of Tennessee-Martin andlater earned her Master of Divinity from Emory University. Sara is married to the Rev. Dr. Ed Phillips, who teaches at Candler School of Theology. They have three daughters: Meredith (with grandbaby Sara Ann Marie), Karen and Emily.Sara has published several books (and co-authored with Ed), served as editor of a preaching journal and has been active on many levels of leadership in The United MethodistChurch. A few of Sara's hobbies include cheering on her favorite college basketball and football teams (Duke, TN Vols, Notre Dame and now Georgia teams), music, movies, reading, gardening and traveling. She feels very blessed in life!

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Maya Keiser

Interim Choir Director

We are pleased to have Maya Keiser serve as our interim choir director and accompanist. Maya graduated from Memorial University of New Foundland, Canada, with a Bachelor of Music. Her applied study was piano. Maya began directing choirs at age 15 and has served a variety of Atlanta area churches over the last 15 years, as pianist, music director, worship leader and director of music ministry.

Kay Charles

Children's Ministry Coordinator & Administrative Assistant

Kay Charles is a graduate of Salem State University with a degree in Political Science. Kay is the mother of 7 year old Autumn and has been married to her college sweetheart for over 13 years. A few of Kay's hobbies include baking, reading and volunteering at her daughter's school and spending quiet time with her family.

Ben Willis

Fellowship Coordinator

Doug Caudill

Youth Director

Doug is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, with a degree in Physics. He worked for AT&T for 27 years. He comes with many years of volunteer experience from Midway UMC. He has felt a call toward this ministry and is delighted to serve among us. His wife works as the Director of Children's Ministries at Midway

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