John is the Senior Pastor at Redeemer and brings a tremendous speaking style and wonderful spiritual insights with each sermon. John completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas in Austin and his ministerial studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Austin Presbyterian Seminary. Before coming to Redeemer in 1993, John served churches in Arkansas and Louisiana. John is an avid tennis player and enjoys backpacking and camping. He and his wife, Lacy, have two grown sons, Stephen and Michael. Stephen and Christina are the new parents of Kate, and Michael is married to Lori.
We welcomed John to Redeemer in August, 2013. John has a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies, and over 25 years of ministry experience. With extensive experience in foreign missions, he has traveled to several countries across the globe. Additionally, John is a singer-songwriter/guitarist and has performed throughout the United States. His life's mission is to encourage and inspire others in their relationship with Jesus Christ. John has been married to his best friend, Lori, for 28 years and they have two great kids, Moriah, 17 and Jonathan, 14.
Vicki has ministered in church administration and finances since 1988, and joined our staff in May, 2005. Her portfolio includes office administration and finances. She is married to Michael Adams, and has two adult children, Kristy Sullivan [our webmaster] and Matthew. Vicki enjoys cross stitch, sewing, reading, home décor projects, gardening, camping with her family, and she especially enjoys church choir.
Ministries Coordinator & Pastoral Assistant
Terri serves as the Ministries Coordinator & Pastoral Assistant. In this position, she is an administrative liaison between the church and the volunteer leaders of the various ministries at Redeemer Church, as well as an administrative assistant to the Senior Pastor. Terri has a B.S. in Office Administration from Georgia State University. She began this position in January, 2009, has been an active member of Redeemer Church since 1989, and formerly served as Director of our Preschool and Kindergarten for 7 years. Terri is married to Gene and has two daughters, Caitlin and Lauren.
Adam grew up in the Atlanta area, and joined our staff in February, 2009. Before coming here he played drums professionally with many different artists and worship teams. He also served as youth pastor or youth staff for several large churches and has worked with several church plants and discipleship. In 2003 he married Jennifer, who is a speech language pathologist with Gwinnett County Schools. Adam’s passion is to see kids meet Jesus and learn to walk with Him.
Kutania & Brian serve as our Children's Ministry Directors. Kutania is a native of Atlanta, and Brian grew up in Tuskegee, Alabama. They have two daughters, Kenya and Zionne. The Ingrams have a heart to see children develop a personal relationship with Christ; through God's love they hope to motivate them with music and prayer. They joined our staff in April, 2012.
Director of Preschool & Kindergarten
Lyn serves as the Director of Redeemer's Preschool and Kindergarten programs. A member of Redeemer since 1994, she began as an assistant teacher in 1998, became assistant director 2002, and moved into the position of director in July, 2009. Lyn is married to Clark, and has two sons, J.D. and Tom. In her spare time she enjoys doing stained glass creations.
Becky has directed our “Voices of Praise” choir since July, 2006, although she has been a member of Redeemer since 1996. She has a Music Therapy degree from Duquesne University, a Master's Degree in Special Education from the University of Georgia, and is currently pursuing her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Walden University. Becky has extensive musical experience as a producer, studio vocalist, live performer and show conductor. She has three grown sons, Andy, Zane and John-Henry, and is married to Rocky, also a musician.
Worship & Praise Team Director
Born and reared in Barbados, Godfrey came to us in February, 2008, from Peachtree Presbyterian with extensive performing and worship team experience. He is married to DeKesha, and has two children, Kaia and Amare. He is an excellent musician with a heart for community mentoring.
In This Section
Memorial Day through July 28
Sunday School at 9:00 am
Worship at 10:00 am
Regular Times throughout the School Year
Worship and Children's Church
Sundays at 9:00 & 10:30 am
Sunday School for All Ages
Sundays at 9:15 & 10:30 am
Communion is served on the first Sunday of each month.
Childcare is provided through age four. A "crying room" is also available at the rear of the Sanctuary from which you may see and hear the service.