Shelli was ordained August 7, 2005 in the Northeast Georgia Presbytery. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in English from Converse College in 1996. She received her M.DIV. from Columbia Theological Seminary in 2005. Shelli has a great passion for worship seeking to make it multi-sensory and engaging of the whole person. She is also passionate about serving God’s most vulnerable children and has a particular call to advocacy. Shelli, whose first call was to youth ministry, has a great love for engaging teens and children in the church, and has a soft-spot for intergenerational ministry. When not in the church building, Shelli spends a lot of time pounding the pavement in her running shoes, hammering something or other in her work-in-progress home, watching old episodes of West Wing, and planning adventures. Pastor Shelli can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 404-875-7591 (x101).
Reverend Elizabeth Soileau Acton, Pastor for Education and Mission, has an undergraduate degree in psychology from Presbyterian College, a Master of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary, and a Master of Social Work from the University of Georgia. Elizabeth, her husband, and their two children live in Lilburn. She can be contacted by email at email@example.com or by phone at 404-875-7591 (x105).
Emily Morrell, Director of Young Adult Ministries, is in her second year at Columbia Theological Seminary. Emily graduated from Centre College in Kentucky with degrees in religion and history. She can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cliff Frierson, organist at DHPC since 2008, enjoys participating in the handbell choir, songwriting/composition, and making stained glass windows. He can be contacted by email at email@example.com or by phone at 404-838-9640.
Sam Potts, Assistant Director of Music, is a student at Georgia State University pursuing a Masters in Choral Conducting. In addition to his work at DHPC, Sam also serves as the Assistant to the Minister if Music and Fine Arts at Central Presbyterian, is a Director of Music at the Atlanta Homeward Choir, and regularly sings with various choirs. He can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Brian Adams, Music Fellow, has enjoyed many section leader positions and assistant conductor positions with sacred and community choirs throughout Atlanta, such as Masterworks Choir and the Atlanta Choral Guild. Brian will graduate with his BA in Music Education with a concentration in Voice from Clayton State University in December 2020. He can be reached by email at email@example.com.
Danielle Wilson, Office and Facilities Manager, is a native of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. In addition to her work at DHPC Danielle has two small businesses. Danielle and her daughter live in downtown Decatur. She can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 404-920-8987.
Dee Williams, Sexton, is an Atlanta native who enjoys playing video games, reading cook books, and putting to use his degree in Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu. He can be contacted by email at email@example.com.