our Story

We believe that starting new churches is one of the best ways to spread the good news of Jesus to our neighbors and friends.  And so, after serving as the associate pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in downtown Athens, Don began to explore the possibility of becoming a church planter in the winter of 2009.  Together with the support of Redeemer and our other sister churches in northeast Georgia, we pursued the opportunity to start a new church in the eastern part of Athens-Clarke County.

Resurrection Presbyterian Church started in the summer of 2010 with a small group of people and a strong desire to form a community that would serve the people of Athens, Watkinsville, and the surrounding communities.  What binds us together as a family is our common hope in the good news of Jesus.  We want to see this good news reshape our lives and renew our community.

Resurrection was started out of a love for the local community, and we are excited about what God is doing in our church and beyond.