Our Staff

Dr. Paul C. Pryor (paulpryor1@gmail.com)
is an intentional interim minister with 26 years of ministerial experience.  He received his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Brite Divinity School in Ft. Worth, Texas and has served churches in Texas, Indiana, Illinois, Oregon, Virginia, Montana, and California.  Click here to learn more about Dr. Pryor.

Harry Gilbert, Music Director

Harry is a Tennessee native who grew up in Alabama, a graduate of University of North
Alabama and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary of Louisville, Kentucky. Harry has served more than half a dozen churches, most recently First Baptist Church of McCaysville and Copper Hill. He is married to Katie, who is an
accomplished musician in her own right and Adjunct Instructor of Voice at Young Harris College. They are both active in the Mountain Community Chorus. They have two children and four grandchildren.

Kathy Cardwell, Pianist, Early Service
Kathy is currently Music Director for Faith Presbyterian Church in Blue Ridge and is taking on our Early Service as an added responsibility. Ms. Cardwell is a resident of Murphy, NC, with a Master of Music degree from the University of South Carolina. Since her early teens she has served as a church musician, accompanying a very diverse list of singers and choral groups. Her varied career in music as both a performer and teacher is quite impressive. We will be blessed to have the benefit of her varied experience. She has one son, Adrian, who plays piano, guitar, bass and banjo.

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Malinda Geers, Church Administrator
(clcc@tds.net ) is the mother of 3 grown children, two of which are twins. Malinda grew up in Smyrna, GA and moved to this area several years ago.  She has been Church Administrator of  Cherry Log Christian Church since 2006 and looks forward to many more years.

fredcraddockDr. Fred Craddock, Minister Emeritus was the founding minister and minister emeritus of Cherry Log Christian Church in Cherry Log Georgia. Dr. Craddock wrote a number of books and contributed articles to various journals.  Dr. Craddock passed away in March of 2015.  For more information about his sermons and lectures please go to http://www.craddocksermons.com/