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LaGrange First United Methodist Church
401 Broad Street
LaGrange, Georgia 30240
Worship Service Times: 9am & 11am
Phone: 706-884-4635, ext. 205
Senior Associate Minister
Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 206
Education: BS University of Georgia, MDiv Candler School of Theology at Emory University
Minister of Music and Worship
Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 202
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.
Education: BA Anderson University, Master of Music East Carolina University
Children: Harper and Mallory
Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 201
Education: BS Auburn University
Children: Will, Matt, and Elizabeth
Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 207
Education: BA LaGrange College
Hobbies: Gardening, Reading, and playing with pets.
Director of Communications
Children: Emma Kate and Caroline
Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 204
Children: Jim Thornton, Jane Upchurch
Grandchildren: Avery Upchurch
Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends. Jigsaw puzzling and reading.
Director of Children’s Ministries
Phone: 706-884-4635 ext. 209
Education: B.S. Rider University
Children: Lindsay, Ryan and Matthew
Hobbies: Tennis, traveling, reading, DIY projects, and spending time with friends and family