Zach, his wife Stephanie, and their children Luke and Cara, moved to Chickamauga in June 2018 when Zach was appointed as the Pastor of Elizabeth Lee UMC. Zach is originally from Duluth, Georgia and grew up actively involved at Duluth First United Methodist Church. After graduating from Young Harris College and the University of Georgia, Zach worked in banking for 4 years before answering God’s call to ministry.
Zach graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky in 2014 and was ordained an elder in the North Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church in 2017. Prior to coming to Elizabeth Lee, Zach served as Pastor of Wesley Chapel UMC in Nicholasville, Kentucky and Senior Associate Pastor of First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville (Georgia).
Zach and his wife Stephanie were married in 2009 and have two children – Luke (5) and Cara (3). When Zach, Stephanie, Luke and Cara, aren’t out and about in Chickamauga, you can find them cheering for the Georgia Bulldogs and exploring the North Georgia mountains.