Brian Germano

Ministry Area: Senior Pastor

Education: BA LaGrange College; MDiv Emory University and DMin Saint Paul School of Theology

Spouse and/or Children: Wife: Trish, Daughter: Jennifer

Hobbies: Music (playing trumpet, guitar, and songwriting), computers, and history (especially Civil War military history and early Methodist history).

Phone: 706-884-4635, ext. 205


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Blake Trent

Ministry Area: Associate Pastor

Education: BA University of Georgia, MDiv Gammon Theological Seminary

Hobbies: Reading, being outdoors, and spending time with friends.

Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 206


Darian Krimm

Ministry Area: Minister of Music and Worship

Education: BA Anderson University, Master of Music East Carolina University

Spouse and/or Children: Wife: Rachel, Children: Harper and Mallory

Hobbies: Darian is an active composer, writing anthems for church choirs. He is a supporter of scouting and is an avid Boy Scout patch collector. He also enjoys hiking, spending time outdoors, playing tennis, watching far too much TV, and spending time with his family including their four cats and two dogs.

Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 202


Andy Rainey

Ministry Area: Church Administrator

Education: BS Auburn University

Spouse and/or Children: Wife: Esther  Children: Will, Matt, and Elizabeth

Hobbies: Antique cars, playing cards, youth sports and anything involving his kids.

Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 201


Lisa Highland

Ministry Area: Business Manager

Education: BA LaGrange College

Hobbies:  Gardening, Reading, and playing with pets.

Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 207


Dodie Patterson

Ministry Area: Executive Secretary

Children: Jim Thornton, Jane Upchurch

Grandchildren: Avery Upchurch

Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends.  Jigsaw puzzling and reading.

Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 204


Rick Free

Ministry Area: Director of Food Services

Education: BA LaGrange College

Spouse and/or Children: Wife: Jane. Children: Nolan and Jay

Hobbies: Rick is a youth sports enthusiast and enjoys coaching soccer at the recreation level. He would love to have time to once again be frustrated by his golf game. Rick also has a passion for reading.

Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 210 or ext. 211  E-mail:

Harrison Pollard

Ministry Area: Director of Senior High Ministries

Education: BS Point University

Spouse: Jessi

Hobbies: Spikeball, Harry Potter fandom, golf and cruising around in my ’93 Olds 88.

Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 215


CJ Lord

Ministry Area: Director of Mid High Ministries

Education: Studying Religion and Non-profit Leadership at LaGrange College

Hobbies: Georgia Tech football, reading, playing piano, ping pong wizard and spending time with friends and family.

Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 215


Eddie Giddens

Ministry Area: Custodian

Spouse: Cora

Phone: 706-884-4635