OFFICE STAFF

 
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CAROLYN KAZY
Secretary to the Administrative Bishop

Carolyn comes to the office of Administrative Assistant having over 26 years of business experience in banking, executive assistant, and personal business owner. Having grown up in the Church of God, Carolyn enjoys working with the churches and ministers of the Church of God. She has one son, Ben, who is her joy.


CRISTA BARNES
State Secretary Treasurer

Crista graduated from Lee University in 2002. She has been an employee of the Tennessee Church of God State Office since March 2006. Crista is married to her high school sweetheart, Joel, and together they have 3 beautiful, lively children: Ava, Ethan, and Olivia.


GALE HODGE
Secretary to the Ministries Coordinator, Secretary of Licensure, MIP and CAMS

Gale serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Ministries Coordinator.  Gale began her career with the Church of God in 1998.  Throughout her years at the State Office, she has worked with Evangelism and in credentialing and the licensure process.  She feels privileged to work as a part of the staff and an honor to serve the ministers and churches in Tennessee.  She is married to Dr. Raymond Hodge.  Her favorite past time is being with her family and 3 beautiful grandchildren.


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ALYSSA GESOLGON
Administrative Assistant to the Youth and Discipleship Director

Alyssa was called into ministry in 2010.  Since then she has served at her home church, Woodward Avenue Church of God, as a youth leader in Deeper Student Ministries where she now leads and mentors the youth worship team. She is also actively involved in the music ministry where she sings on the praise team and choir. Previously she has worked at Woodward as the Church Secretary. Alyssa is excited to join the staff and looks forward to serving the state of Tennessee!


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STEPHANIE NICHOLS
Receptionist, Administrative Assistant to the Church Planting and Revitalization Facilitator

Stephanie joined the Tennessee Church of God State Office in September 2017. She enjoys being a part of the ministry of the Church of God. Before moving to Tennessee, Stephanie and her husband Andrew lived in Michigan, where they served in various areas of ministry in their local church.