731 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 | 404.874.8664

Lutheran Church of the Redeemer


Fax: 404-874-8228 email information listed below

The church office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

In case of emergency, please call a pastor at 404-874-9759.

Pastoral Staff

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Rev. Dr. Timothy SmithRev. Dr. Timothy Smith
Senior Pastor

Rev. Mary Peters
Pastor for Member Care

Rev. Seyward Ask
Pastor for Outreach &

Rev. Matt Simpkins
Pastor for Midtown Mission

Rev. Melody Simpkins
Pastor for Faith Formation



Lay Staff

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Sandra Bohlken
Children & Family Ministries,Youth Choir Director, and Nursery Coordinator

Susan Cordell
Parish Associate/Program & Communications Director

Robin Durdin
Office Administrative Assistant

Kate Elkins
Interim Pre-School Director

David Hansen
Adult Choral Director

Sarah Hawbecker
Organist & Children’s Music Director
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Jennifer Isaacson
Financial Information Director

Amber Koter-Puline
Digital Media Director

Karen Medford
Parish Nurse for Health & Wellness

Bill Porter
Youth Ministry

Tawanda Searcy
Rico Seay

Karen Slappey
Young Adult Ministry

Cathy Vogel
Wedding Director

Maria Welsh
Facilities & Hospitality Coordinator

Stacey Williams

House of the Rock Staff

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Rev. Matt Simpkins
Development Pastor

Sandra Bohlken
Associate Developer
Jett Olano
Web Developer
Zack Rutherford
Content Writer

Chris Smith
Associate Developer

Karen Slappey
Associate Developer / Community Curator

Jonathan Trapp


Jon Waterhouse
Publicist & Non-Traditional Marketing



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