leadership

Senior Pastor

Senior Pastor Lewis Long

Lewis Long serves as Senior Pastor of Christian Life Center. Lewis Long pastored in Ravenswood, WV for six years. Then in 1973 he along with his family moved to Petersburg, VA and started a new church. While there he built two new church buildings and led a strong congregation. While serving in the Virginia District he was District Secretary for fifteen years and presbyter for two years. After twenty five years of pastoring he retired. During this time he also served as the District Secretary of the Virginia District United Pentecostal Church. He also served as interim pastor in Danville, VA for almost two years. He presently resides in Winder.

Jeff Long

Pastor Jeff Long

 

Bro. Long has served as our Pastor with his wife Patty since the church was founded in 2009.  Since the inception of our church we have moved from a small store front located in Hoschton to our own facilities located on 6.5 acres in Braselton.

 
The Barriers

The Barriers

 

Marc and Shauna Barrier lead our Youth Department and involve our youth in activities such as youth camps, hiking trips, snow tubing, picnics, and many other activities. Shauna also works in our drama department, technical department, and the Silent Praise Drama Team while Marc is our Minister of Music. Shauna also assists with our facebook page and our website.

Don Clark

Don Clark

 

 

Don works diligently to coordinate our Men’s Ministry Fellowships.  The men enjoy horseshoe games and breakfast  meetings and good wholesome fellowship.

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Carlos & Linda Lynch

 

Carlos & Linda serve in our Sunday Morning Coffee Shop.  We enjoy all the doughnuts, coffee, and hot chocolate!   Bill Long also serves in this ministry. A big thanks to these wonderful people who make our Sunday mornings even better!

 

Rene Moon

Rene Moon

 

 

Rene serves as our Fresh Sounds director coordinating practice sessions for our vocalists as well as serving as a pianist.

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Art & Connie Pagano

 

 

Art serves as our head usher and Connie serves as our guest registrar. Together they also produce our church bulletin.  They also do a great job leading the “More Than Conquerors” group.

Nadeen Pagano

Nadeen Pagano

 

 

Nadeen works with our puppet ministry, Sunday School, and also as a vocalist. Nadeen also assists in keeping our Facebook page fresh. Photo to come soon.

Mark & Linda Smith

Mark & Linda Smith

 

Mark serves in our technical department ensuring that the PA system is working properly. He also works on the projection team. Linda works in our Sunday School department as a teacher and also heads up our Silent Praise Team which is a dramatic production using sticks and special lighting.

The Wainrights

The Wainrights

 

 

Marshall serves on our ministry team in various roles teaching and preaching and also as a percussionist. Karen is an outstanding Sunday School teacher whom the children dearly love. Together they also work on the technical team.