Deane and Erika Johnson

Deane Johnson
Founding Elder / Lead Pastor

Deane Johnson was born and raised in Sandy Springs, Georgia, and still has many family ties there. He graduated from Oglethorpe University and from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity. Deane has served in four churches, three of which were new church plants and one church restart. He has done so bi-vocationally.

Deane and his wife, Erika, live in Sandy Springs with their four children.

Tom and Linda SommerTom & Linda Sommer

Tom, Executive Team Leader
Linda, Author & Speaker

Bill & Laurie
Sending Missions Pastor to Arizona

Bill has been happily married to Laurie for 36 years. Laurie teaches elementary music at Carrie Reynolds. They have 3 kids, Somer, Derrick and Mandy. Somer and Mandy live in Albuquerque, New Mexico where Somer teaches Middle School theatre and music and Mandy does graphic design and is the new bride of Kirby Meador. Derrick is a server and stand up comic in Austin, Texas. Besides teaching at Sandy Springs Community Church, Bill is a Hospice Chaplain at Halcyon Hospice and has served churches in New Mexico, Texas, California, Georgia, Florida and Nebraska.

Ron and Hazel KathRon & Hazel Kath
Senior Team Leaders

Pam Kell
Outreach Team Leader

Dwight Lovell Worship Team Leader Tere Lovell Foster & ESL Team LeaderDwight Lovell
Worship Team Leader

Tere Lovell
Foster & ESL Team Leader

Nathan JohnsonNathan Johnson
Audio-Video Team Leader