Meet the team that works together at Resurrection.


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Don Aldin, Pastor

Don is the organizing pastor of Resurrection Presbyterian Church, and he and his wife Jenny have 4 children (Scott, Maggie, Mark, and Nate) and love being a part of the Athens community.  Don attended Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, and has completed additional graduate work in Sociology.

Contact Don.


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Jared Bryant, Associate Pastor

Jared and his family started attending Resurrection at its formation, and he later came on staff as an Assistant Pastor.  Jared attended Reformed Theological Seminary in Atlanta, and has additional counseling training from the Christian Counseling and Education Foundation.  He is married to Kaitie, and they have two young boys (Ethan & Andy) who make them laugh, cry, and realize they are in way over their heads.

Contact Jared.


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Latetia Vernelson, Administrator

Latetia & Mike, along with their two boys, Hayden & Asa, have been a part of Resurrection from the beginning.  Coffee is her favorite drink and photography is her passion. She’s been known to sing loudly while cleaning and thinks Japanese Comics (manga) are awesome.

Contact Latetia.


Joel May, Music Ministry Director

Joel May is a newly married graduate from the University of Georgia. There he earned his BA for Religion and History. Joel is the youngest of 6 children, son of a pastor and teacher, and husband to a wonderful wife. He started his position at Resurrection in February of 2014. He is working the next three years as an intern for Reformed University Fellowship. Joel hopes to attend seminary after his internship to pursue a Masters in Divinity, and then spend his life in full-time vocational ministry.

Contact Joel.