janJan Stewart Tolbert - Pastor/Shepherd

When Jan was initially called to the ministry, she was a high school science teacher. She entered seminary and earned a Master’s of Divinity degree from Columbia Theological Seminary, where she’s currently enrolled in Columbia’s Doctor of Ministry.

She has led the Carrollton Presbyterian congregation since 2004, and before that served Greenville Presbyterian Church in Meriwether County for three years. From there she was chaplain to the Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation for four years.

Jan is married to Jerry Tolbert, a Coweta County native. Jerry is also an ordained elder in the PCUSA and an active Habitat for Humanity volunteer and board member. As a family they enjoy travel, reading and music.

Jan Fun Facts:

Favorite Hymn: When I Survey the Wondrous Cross

Favorite Potluck Supper Dish: Bean Salad with vinegar and oil dressing. Not sure what it is called but I eat it like it’s going out of style.

How do you see God at work in the world today? When I see these people here taking up their cross and following – making decisions in matters of life and faith that are less about the individual, and more about the community and the world.

Our beloved pastor has announced her retirement to be effective February 1, 2016. For those of you who want to know how we go about the process of finding a new pastor, here is what is happening: Read More
Your Transition Team has been meeting weekly to begin to put plans in place for our future.
The Interim Pastor Nominating Commitee (IPNC) has been meeting weekly. The first tasks... Read More

VFisherVicki Fisher: Church Secretary and Chief Traffic Director 

Vicki came to work at CPC on August 3, 2009. Although born in Oklahoma, she has lived in Texas, New Mexico, and Arkansas as well. She and her husband Gary and daughter Charissa moved to Douglasville in 1988 to join other family members who had also made their homes in this area.  

The major part of Vicki’s working career has been in the banking industry, primarily in commercial lending administration. She also worked as a Financial Secretary for the First Methodist Church in Douglasville and as Office Manger for Wells Fargo Real Estate Group in Atlanta. Vicki’s foremost desire is to perform her job at CPC to the best of her ability, while striving to be a blessing to its members and an instrument for God.


Vicki Fun Facts:

Favorite Hymn:  In The Garden

Favorite Potluck Supper Dish: Mexican Casserole

How do you see Christ at work in the world today? I see him in the joining of denominations to fight universal problems like hunger and child abuse. 

Carrollton Presbyterian Church (Carrollton, GA) is looking for a Part-time Director of Children’s Ministry to help us live into our Baptismal Promises.

  • Must have a passion for helping children grow in the love and knowledge of Jesus Christ.
  • This position is part time (20 hours), but the candidate must be able to work flexible hours.
  • Plan and oversee children’s programming (Nursery through 6th grade) in cooperation with Christian Education Committee and church volunteers.
  • Should have experience working with and coordinating volunteer teams.
  • Should have experience working with children.
  • A degree in Education is preferred.
  • Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Please Email resume and letter of interest to: Pastor Jan Tolbert

Deadline for inquiries is November13, 2015

Characteristics of Candidates

We are seeking a Director of Children’s Ministry with strong communication skills (oral and written). 

We are looking for someone who understands the full ministry of the church and works to incorporate children in all areas of ministry. 

We are looking for someone who can communicate the vision and mission of Children’s Ministry to the larger congregation.

We are looking for someone who can select and write age appropriate curriculum for Sunday School and Wednesday evening programs.

Dawn McCord   Dr. Dawn McCord: Director of Music

    Dawn Harmon McCord, DMA and NCTM, is Associate Professor of Music Education and Organ  Studies at the University of West Georgia and has served on the boards of the Georgia Music Educators and Georgia Music Teachers Association. Dawn holds degrees from UGA, LSU, and FSU with studies in Music Education, Choral Conducting, and Organ Studies. She regularly adjudicates piano events and her research interests include topics related to teaching and learning. Dawn and her husband, Mark, have two sons, Lance and Ian and their granddaughter, Sophia, is the source of great joy in their lives.

Organist/Pianist Position Open

DESCRIPTION:  Carrollton Presbyterian Church is seeking a part-time organist/pianist to accompany Wednesday night choir rehearsal and Sunday morning worship in the Reformed tradition, as well as occasional other rehearsals and special services.  Requires an average of 10.5 hours per week.  Must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music, or equivalent musical expertise.  Three years experience as a church organist is preferred.  Salary is $10 - 12,000 per year, depending on qualifications.  Four weeks paid vacation, non-accruable, provided.  The organ is a three-manual Allen, 2014.  Please send a cover letter and resume to Carrollton Presbyterian Church, 124 Maple Street, Carrollton, GA  30117 or office@carrolltonpresbyterian.net.

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