Welcome to Brian Ward, NPC’s New Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries!

Brian Ward comes to NPC after having served in ministry for the last 23 years. He has held positions in congregations ranging from 500 to 5,000 people. During his time in ministry, he has served in roles as a youth pastor, adult ministry director, and church planter. He graduated from Bryan College in Dayton, TN, in 1997 and completed graduate studies at Dallas Theological Seminary in 2004. Brian’s first day in the office will be Monday, December 9th.

Brian is married to his high school sweetheart, Carrie Ward, and has two daughters: Avery (15) and Adi (12). He lives with in Cumming, GA, with one really fat cat named OJ, and his two dogs, Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr.

Thanks to the volunteers who have stepped up during this interim period, especially Mary Ann Cronley (our Youth Committee chair). Many thanks to our Search Committee: Trevor Bragg, Mary Ann Cronley, Lori Ellwood, Anna Girard, Lisa Hubbert, and Tim Thomas. We are so grateful for your work!

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