top of page

Staff page

Rev. Garth Duke-Barton

Senior Pastor


Garth is married Rebecca, pastor of Jesup 1st UMC. They have three teenagers.

They met in seminary at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC

Garth brings a passion for missions and Bible study to Epworth.

Susan Kester

Administrative Assistant


Susan is married to Carl. After many years of living Florida she moved with two of her three children to Georgia. 

She serves in many roles at Epworth between being the administrative assistant, event coordinator and chief kitchen operator.

Sarah Tice

Communications Lead

Sarah moved with with mother Susan, brother Lonnie and step father Carl

to Georgia from Florida. She serves

as our communications lead and 

is also an associate at Walmart.


Lonnie Tice

Church Secretary

Lonnie, along with his family,

moved to Georgia from Florida.

He is our Facebook live

communicator as well as our church secretary. In his spare time he

loves to play video games and

hang out with his many birds.

bottom of page