Our Leadership Team
The Pastors
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Keith Peri – Senior Pastor

Pastor Keith is our founding Senior Pastor. The church was first formed by Pastor Keith and his husband of 18 years in their home in 2004. Having graduated with a B.S. in Pastoral Ministry from WEB College, and a Master’s Degree from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Pastor Keith has a heart of a pastor and a heart for missions into the Latin American community. He has served as a missionary, a youth pastor and associate pastor within The Assemblies of God. 

Debra Rodriguez – Worship Pastor

Pastor Debra is our Worship Pastor. She holds Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Spanish, Biblical Studies, and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Lee University. Pastor Deb leads our worship and arts ministries including Sunday worship, special holiday events, and open jam sessions. Her passion is leading and sharing life changing worship and loves to see lives transformed through authentic encounters with God. She continues to encourage and facilitate artistic expressions and believes that people are changed, healed, and whole as they worship in God’s presence. She lives in Marietta.

Ginny Smith – Education Pastor


Pastor Ginny is our Christian Education Pastor. With a degree in Christian Ministries and Biblical Studies, she leads several of our educational ministries including Sunday School, New Members Class, Home Groups, and even preaches an occasional Sunday sermon. Her passion is equipping and educating the church in God’s word and loves to see the church get excited about learning and applying it to their lives. She has great hope that the Lord will use our ministries as an educational door open to all people who desire to grow and be used by the Lord, and believes with all her heart that God’s Word brings healing, wholeness, freedom and purpose to all people. Ginny and her wife Gina live in Stockbridge GA, along with their son Joshua.

Gina Smith - Associate Pastor

Gina Smith – Associate Pastor

Pastor Gina is one of our Associate Pastors and assists the church in counseling and preaching. During a Sunday morning service in a small country church, at a young age, she accepted Jesus Christ and her life “was incredibly changed that day”. She loves the excitement of everyone on Sunday, the freedom we have in worship, seeing the growth and change in people’s lives, and the wonderful opportunities to serve the church. Gina and her wife Ginny live in Stockbridge GA, along with their son Joshua.

Jonathan Smith – Associate Pastor


Pastor Jonathan is one of our Associate Pastors.  He assists with church counseling, preaching, and also leads our youth ministry.  With a passion for sharing God’s love and a heart for evangelism, Pastor Jonathan has served on the mission field with the Southern Baptist Home Missions’ Board. Jonathan and his husband Ryan live in Atlanta.

Sherry Kennedy - Associate Pastor

Sherry Kennedy – Associate Pastor

Pastor Sherry is our online pastor and an original founding church member. She and her husband Aiden moved to Sitka AK several years ago but still continues to serve our church via the telephone and online. She is fluent in sign language and her vast experience in missions, counseling, and teaching has been a great support to us.
The Deacons
In the New Testament, Deacons were chosen and appointed to assist with operational decisions and financial matters of the church.  Since our church is a 501c3 non-profit and incorporated in the state of Georgia, our deacons also function and serve as the Board of Directors.