KNOW... God

The mission and purpose of our church is found in the need of every human to connect with our gracious God in relationship through Jesus Christ. Our hope and prayer is that you and your family find the fulfillment that can only be found in Him. 

Our Staff

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Tim Wagner

Music Director
I have always had a love for music and enjoy serving Christ alongside such great talent. I grew up in Pennsylvania where I accepted Christ during VBS at the age of 9. I worked with Rite Aid for 32 years as a Regional Supervisor and now am the Site Coordinator for an ENT. I have two children: Adam and Chelsea. I enjoy working out, kayaking, and spending time with family and friends.

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Tim & Tracy Bonds

Rooted Student Ministry Directors

My wife, Tracy, and I have been married since 1993 and have been coming to Pleasant Grove since 2000. We have been in youth ministry here since 2006 and Rooted directors since 2017. We are both life-long residents of Paulding County. I have a degree in Psychology from Kennesaw State University. We love the opportunity to help shape our middle and high school students during the short time we have them. I enjoy reading, sports, traveling and spending time with family.

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Tracy Weeks

Secretary
My husband, Chuck, and I have three daughters: Lauren, Chloe, and Alexandra. After 30 years in the furniture industry, I was blessed with the opportunity to join the staff at Pleasant Grove. I enjoy spending time with my family, reading and camping.

Mike Parker
Pastor

I married my wife, Lennette, in December 1990. We have four children: Brendy, Kelsey, Mallory, and Rhenn. I grew up in Indiana and moved to the South when I was 19. I received two Bachelor's Degrees from Shorter University, one in Business Administration and one in Business Management. I also have a Masters of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. I enjoy fishing, reading, and watching my children participate in sports activities. 

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Brandie Brooks

Audio / Visual Tech
I have worshiped and served at Pleasant Grove for 25 years. I have been a teacher in Christian education for 13 years. I currently serve as a staff member at Praise Academy. I am a die-hard Notre Dame fan and a self-proclaimed Baptist nun.

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Gene Head

Sunday School Director
I married my wife, Norma, in December of 1964. We have three children, six grandchildren, and one great-grandson. I retired from Voith Paper Fabric and Roll Service in 2019 and enjoy woodworking, camping, and spending time with my family.

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Amy Newbold

Grove Kids Director

I married my best friend, Deli, in 2004 and we have 3 sons. I am a strong advocate for children with special needs and adoption as both of these situations have greatly impacted our lives. My passion is making children's lives better and showing them they are loved. I am currently a student at Luther Rice University where I am working on my Bachelors Degree in Religion and Biblical Counseling. I have a servant's heart and enjoy volunteer work. Outside of my work at the church, I am currently Vice President of PTA and a leader in Cub Scouts.

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Margo Mowry

Nursery Director

I grew up in Douglasville and moved to Dallas when I married Paul in July 1995. Paul has since passed. We have one daughter, Lashai. I have worked for the Paulding County Board of Education since 1997. I enjoy camping, watching new and old movies, and hanging out with family and friends.

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Rick Carroll

Maintenance
I married my high school sweetheart, Joy, on July 16, 1971. We have two daughters: Katie and Haley. We have six grandchildren: Sophie and Jack by Katie and Mackenzie, Madison, Nick, and Finn by Haley. I became employed by Pleasant Grove on November 15, 2010. Prior to that I worked for Cobb County Fire and Emergency services for over 24 years. I love spending time with my family and traveling as the opportunities arise.