INTERIM GENERAL PRESBYTER – TE Alan Baroody (as of 11/01/2019)
Alan joins the Savannah Presbytery after serving as Interim Head of Staff at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Denton, TX and Interim Pastor at Woodhaven Presbyterian Church in Irving, TX. Before moving to Texas, Alan served as Pastor of Jekyll Presbyterian Community Church for five years and over thirteen years as the Executive Director of the Marylou Fraser Foundation for Families (The Fraser Counseling Center). Additionally, Alan has served on Committees on Ministry in three presbyteries for 20 of the past 24 years of his ministry.
Alan’s wife, Suzanne, is a ruling elder in the PC(USA). She is also a licensed professional counselor and works as a Military Family Life Counselor at various military installations, both in the U.S. and around the world. Both she and Alan serve as volunteers on Presbyterian Disaster Assistance’s National Response Team.
Alan and Suzanne have four adult children and two grandchildren. For recreation, Alan enjoys reading mystery novels, sailing, hunting, fishing, camping, and amateur radio.
Educational and Professional Background: Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary; Master of Theology in Pastoral Counseling, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond; Doctor of Ministry in Family Systems, Lutheran Southern Theological Seminary; licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor; Board member of the Soul Repair Center of Brite Divinity School (research and education on Moral Injury); Served churches in South Carolina, Texas, and Georgia; Directed Christian counseling and outpatient services in Colorado and Georgia.
ACTING STATED CLERK – TE Eric Beene email@example.com
TREASURER – TBA
Liz is responsible for the Presbytery’s office management and financial business. She receives and disperses all monies for the presbytery, maintains all records and documentation of transactions, maintains all financial accounts and computer programs; purchasing and billing; payroll and taxes; maintains all human resource records and staff employee benefits. She also assists the Presbytery with providing reports to staff and committees and acts as communications manager. Liz is married to Dave, and has two grown sons, and four grandchildren. Although a California native, she’s lived all over the country (thanks to the military and corporate America), but is happy to now call Glynn County home.
Rev. Mary Beene
MK PENTECOST ADMINISTRATOR
Mary is responsible for administration of the MK Pentecost fund, and coordinating and facilitating annual grant reviews and disbursement of grant monies. She also assists the MK Pentecost Committee.
The Savannah Presbytery Council
Rev. Andy Meeker (Wilmington Island) Moderator of Presbytery***, pro tem (912) 658-2496; firstname.lastname@example.org Chair, Committee on Ministry
Rev. Deanie Strength (Skidaway Island) Moderator of Council (912) 223-2271; email@example.com Moderator-Elect of Presbytery *** Transition Team, Education & Training Committee
Rev. Rick Douylliez (St. Marys) Chair, Personnel Committee (912) 674-0142; firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev. Jamil el-Shair (Midway) Chair, Nominating Committee (404) 839-5967; email@example.com Director, School of the Laity
Rev. Jeff Garrison (Skidaway Island) Chair, Committee on Preparation for Ministry (269) 804-9793 Education & Training and MK Pentecost Committees 2020 Faith Enrichment Conference Director
Elder Paul Scott (Jesup) Chair, Stewardship and Finance Committee 912-202-6261; firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev. Will Shelburne (First, Savannah) Chair, Committee on Education & Training (843) 259-1098; email@example.com Chair, Transition Team
Rev. Ozeas Silva (Iglesia Latina) Past Moderator*** (770) 899-9095; firstname.lastname@example.org At Large
Elder Jean Vernon (First, Brunswick) At Large, Stewardship & Finance Committee 912-264-5763; email@example.com Member, Transition Team
Elder Charlotte Goff (Allenhurst) Moderator of Presbyterian Women (912)312-1014; firstname.lastname@example.org (ex-officio Council member)
***The Past Moderator, Moderator, and Moderator-Elect are also members of the Trustees, the Finance and Stewardship Committee, and the Personnel Committee.