MEET THE WESLEY STAFF

Bob Beckwith

Lead Director of Ministry

Bob Beckwith is the director of the UGA Wesley Foundation, and has been here since 1999. That means he is ultimately responsible for all of Wesley's ministries and financials. He is an elder in the North Georgia United Methodist Conference and serves Wesley by the discretion of the conference's Bishop. He spends the majority of his time leading the director staff, casting strategic vision for all of Wesley, and speaking on Wednesday nights.

LEAD ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS

LEAD ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS ARE LONG TERM STAFF MEMBERS WHO GIVE LEADERSHIP TO THE KEY AREAS OF WESLEY'S MINISTRY: WEEKLY SERVICES & SPIRITUAL FORMATION. THEY ASSIST BOB WITH MAJOR DECISIONS AND HELP SUSTAIN THE OVERALL VISION OF WESLEY.

Lindsay Atkinson

Director of Spiritual Formation

As the Director of Spiritual Formation Lindsay oversees Wesley's Discipleship Program, prayer ministry and Encounter. Lindsay has been at UGA Wesley since 2001. She is married to her husband Eric and together they have two children, Edith and Robert.

Daniel Simmons

Director of Services

As the Director of Services Daniel directly oversees all facets of a Wednesday or Monday night service, including our Student Experience Team, Worship Team, Media and Production Teams. Daniel has been at UGA Wesley since 2007. He is married to his wife Katie and together they have 3 daughters, Norah, Lily and Molly.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS

OUR ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS HAVE COMPLETED THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM AND HAVE BEEN INVITED TO REMAIN ON STAFF FOR A LONGER PERIOD OF TIME TO GIVE LEADERSHIP TO ONE OR MORE OF OUR MANY MINISTRY AREAS.

Sam Carroll

Production

Hannah Cole

Small Groups

Tim del Risco

Diversity Outreach & Encounter

Kelly DeJarnett

Staff Development & Youth

Mellisa DeRamus

Discipleship

Erin Gilleland

Diversity Outreach & Staff Development

Scottlyn James

Finance

Sierra Jarrell

Prayer

Devon Radford

Media

Sarah Shelnutt

Connect

Andrew Smith

Prayer

Jake Stephens

Discipleship & International Student Ministry

Dustin Sosebee

Worship

Kristen Sosebee

Worship

Aaron Vickroy

Staff Development

Leah Vickroy

Staff Development

THE INTERNS

INTERNS AT THE UGA WESLEY FOUNDATION ARE COLLEGE STUDENTS AND RECENT GRADUATES WHO HAVE ANSWERED GOD'S CALLING TO STEP INTO CAMPUS MINISTRY, CHAMPION THE STUDENTS AT UGA, AND SERVE THE ATHENS COMMUNITY. ALONG WITH SERVING IN THEIR ASSIGNED MINISTRY AREAS, INTERNS ALSO TAKE A PART IN A STRUCTURED CURRICULUM DESIGNED TO HELP THEM STEP INTO THEIR GOD-GIVEN IDENTITY AND BECOME CHRIST'S AMBASSADORS BEYOND THEIR TIME HERE.