Hephzibah United Methodist Church
Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Our Pastor


Meet our Pastor:  Dan Wilson


Dan is a graduate of Clayton Jr. College, The University of Georgia, and Emory University, where he received his Masters Degree in Divinity. Kathy graduated from Woodward Academy, and worked at the Coca Cola Bottlers Association. She was attending Clayton Jr. College when they met. The Wilson’s raised their children on the family farm near Locust Grove, in Henry County.

Dan worked for the University of Georgia supervising research farms while farming full time from 1987-1996. He worked for Otis Elevator Co from September –December of 1996, and was working on the Emory campus elevators when he applied for Seminary.

January of 1997 Dan was appointed to serve as part time local pastor of the Forsyth Circuit. June of 1997 he was appointed to serve as a student pastor. The Wilsons served the Philadelphia UMC (Henry Co.) while Dan was in Seminary. Since Graduation from the Candler School of Theology, Dan and Kathy have served Hanleiter UMC, Newborn UMC, Philadelphia UMC (Rockdale Co.), Walnut Grove UMC, Williamson UMC and now Hephzibah UMC

Dan and Kathy enjoy reading, fishing, enjoying nature and grandchildren. Not always in that order. Dan enjoys growing living things, mostly sub-tropical plants. Kathy enjoys cooking and cruising.

We trust God. We are delighted to be here in Hephzibah and look forward to working in ministry with the faithful of Hephzibah to reach the folk of Hephzibah, Augusta, and all the CSRA for Jesus Christ.