About Us


For nearly 200 years, Smyrna First United Methodist Church created community and opportunities to know God and His love for all people. Our ministries and missions build spaces to learn more about God’s love for our communities and us. We live this out by allowing Jesus to guide our vision and loving the person in front of us. We invite you to be a part of this community, there is a place for you here!


Our Staff


Rev. Derek Porter

Senior Pastor

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Rev. Chaloea Hale

Pastor of Congregational Care

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Rev. Kathryn Davis

Pastor for Adult Education

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Ministry Directors

Kim Duggins

Director of Worship/Fine Arts

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Jono Moehlig

Director of Youth/Family Ministries

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Alan Nicely

Director of Tillman House Resource Center

Amy Wallace

Modern Worship Leader

Deb Cook

Director of Weekday Education

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Julia Shod

Associate Director of Weekday Education

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Estee Lassiter

Director of Children's Ministries

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Marie Smith

Assistant Director of Children's Ministries

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Administrative Staff

Jesse Davis

Director of Operations & Technology

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Shelia McBrayer

Membership Secretary and Receptionist

Julia DeVane

Tillman House Community Services Coordinator

Andrew Reid

Director of Facilities

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Danielle Hutto

Weekday Education Business Administrator

Kristen Sudduth

Director of Finance

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Shirley Westmoreland

Director of Creative Services & Communications

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Our Beliefs

Contact Us

Contact Information

(770) 436-4108
1315 Concord Rd.
Smyrna, GA 30080

Service Times

Sunday Services
8:45AM Classic 
9AM Modern
11AM Traditional

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