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Since 1998, Deb has served in multiple capacities within our presbytery. She has served as a pastor, campus minister, and associate executive before beginning her current role in 2015. Prior to moving to Georgia, she pastored churches in Connecticut, Maryland, and Ohio.
Receiving degrees in both English and French from Elizabethtown College in Pennsylvania, Deb received her M.Div. from Yale Divinity School.
Deb loves art and music, reading, gardening, hiking, and traveling. Her two children, Amelia Jane and Thom Harrison keep her on her toes and on her knees.
For many years, Becky has served in various capacities within our presbytery as a volunteer committee member and moderator, before beginning her current role as the Stated Clerk. She also serves as the Commissioned Pastor at Cairo Presbyterian Church and at Dawes Presbyterian Church.
Before moving to Georgia, Becky worked at Southern Living Magazine as a Copy Editor. Upon moving to Georgia, Becky began work with the State of Georgia and retired from the Georgia Department of Labor where she worked as an employment counselor.
Becky and her husband John live near Lake Seminole in Decatur County and enjoy spending time together fishing, camping, and photographing wildlife. She loves to read, sing, and grow tomatoes and herbs in a little garden beside her house.
A graduate in Theatre Arts from LaGrange College, Elizabeth has served Flint River Presbytery since 2018. Prior to her return home to southwest Georgia in 2006, Elizabeth worked for the United States Senate, Sullivan & Baldick lobbying firm, and National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in Washington, DC.
Elizabeth is a life-long member of Elmodel Presbyterian Church in Elmodel, Georgia, where she currently attends with her children Jack, Colin, and husband Jamie.
A professional blogger, Elizabeth spends most of her free time writing. Her personal blog can be found at www.elizabethcantrell.com
Nancy is a lifelong Presbyterian and citizen of Albany, Georgia. A former middle school teacher and assistant elementary school principal, Nancy still works with students part-time for Jostens’.
Nancy has served on nearly every presbytery committee at least once, served as moderator twice, and even served as Synod Elder Commissioner and Moderator. She has also served as Elder Commissioner to General Assembly.
In addition to her work with Flint River Presbytery, Nancy also volunteers at Phoebe Putney Hospital, is active with Women in Network organization, and is the Coordinator of Programs for Older Presbyterians Enjoying Life at Covenant Presbyterian. Among many other honors demonstrating her commitment to our community, Nancy is a Lifetime Member of Presbyterian Women and a Lifetime Board Member at Liberty House.
When she has free time, Nancy enjoys traveling, especially with friends to the Fox Theater where she is a season ticket holder.
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Britanny earned her Bachelors of Music Education and Masters in Music Performance at Valdosta State University. During her education, she received various lead roles in VSU’s Opera program, performed at the National Opera Center in New York City, and placed second in VSU’s Concerto Competition. She was a member of several choirs that toured in Poland, Scotland, and New Mexico. Along with teaching at Valdosta State and other local schools, she has served multiple congregations as a youth leader, pianist and music director. Since 2018, she has served as the Director of Christian Education at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Valdosta. She is currently taking certification classes for Christian Education.
Britanny resides in Valdosta with her husband Jeffery and their two children, Toby and Arwen.
Britanny loves to read, paint, write, compose music, create, and spend time with her family.
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For more years than she’d like to count, Laura has been a faithful member and Elder at First Presbyterian Church in Bainbridge. She has also served on the Christian Education Ministry at the Presbytery and in her home church.
Laura earned a Doctorate in Educational Leadership prior to her retirement from teaching in the public schools. Upon her retirement, she has trained as a Godly Play teacher and continues to enjoy teaching in a multitude of ways.
Laura’s days are filled with activities and traveling with her 5 children and 8 grandchildren. She and her husband, Larry, enjoy traveling and hiking together. During her free time, Laura loves sewing dresses and quilts for different ministries. She also enjoys reading, crafting, cross stich and hand embroidery.