Rev. Monica Ledford
Rev. Monica LedfordSenior Minister
Rev .Monica Ledford grew up in Blue Ridge, GA and currently lives in Cherry Log. She is an ordained minister through International Christian Community Churches and is a Commissioned Minister through Disciples of Christ. She previously served as founding pastor of Christ First, ICCC and is currently studying at Lexington Theological Seminary.
Phillip Mitchell
Phillip MitchellMusic Director
Phillip grew up in Chatsworth, GA, the son of a Baptist minister. He fell in love with music as a child and began recording original songs at 6. He’s served as music director at Baptist, Disciples of Christ, and, most recently, Presbyterian USA churches, but his membership is with the Disciples of Christ. He’s an associate professor of English at the University of North Georgia, Blue Ridge. His partner is Arden Ridgely, a member of Cherry Log Christian.
Chrystal Cook
Chrystal CookPianist
Played church organ for Strawberry Plains (TN) Presbyterian at age 10. B.A. from UT Knoxville. M.Div. from Columbia Seminary. Traded IT/technical editing for part-time pastoring and university lecturing in 1998. Loves Jesus, Jeff, 2 dogs, 2 cats, 87 house plants, books, shoes, Ellijay, deer, music, and CLCC.