Staff Directory

Administrative Minister

Apostle David Coker Apostle
Apostle David and his wife, Geraldine, were married in 1968. They began serving the Lord in 1971 and, in 1978, David received the call into full-time ministry. After serving Northeast Georgia as an...

Administrative Staff

Anessa Back Praise and Worship Leader 706-384-5242
My husband, Eric, and I have been married for 18 years. I lead worship, serve in the Teen Ministry and work part-time at the church office. I also work part-time at an accounting firm in Atlanta....
Gail Avant 706-384-5242
My husband Bill and I have been married 25 years. I have two children and two step-children. Together we have eleven grandchildren. We also have two great grandchildren. Bill and I were in a...

Elders

Barbara Hanley
My husband, Vernon, and I have been married for 45 years, and have four children, eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. All of our children and grandchildren are serving the Lord with...
Bev & Sherrie Vaughn
My wife, Sherrie, and I have been married over 20 years. We have three children and three grandchildren. I work at Pharma-Tech as a safety manager. In my free time, I like to hunt and go camping....
Bill Avant
My wife, Gail, and I have been married 25 years. Together we have eleven grandchildren and step grandchildren to keep our life busy! My role as an elder at Gateway consists of many different jobs. I...
Carol Hanley
My husband, Randall, and I have been married for thirty-six years and have been attending Gateway since 1994. We have two children and two grandchildren. While we have worked with all ages here at...
Larry & Lisa Brannen
My wife, Lisa, and I have been with Apostle David since the beginning. We were members of Word of Life Christian Center when he was the Pastor there in 1985, and were married by him in July 1986. We...
Linda Frederick
My husband, Dave, and our two sons David and Andrew have been members of Gateway since 1996. Over the years, I have served as the GBF Youth Pastor, Singles Director, Ministry Apprenticeship Program...
Randall Hanley
I was born October 3, 1948 in South Carolina. I spent most of my life in Northeast Georgia. I am married to Carol Hanley and have two living children and four grandchildren. I have one son who is...