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Hal Farnsworth

Senior pastor

Hal is a native of Greenville, SC and a Covenant Seminary grad. After serving as a campus minister for RUF at Mississippi State and Vanderbilt, Hal and his wife MaryBeth, along with their 4 children (Elizabeth, Ben, Robert, & Jack) moved to Athens, GA to plant Redeemer in 1996.

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Jill Brannen

children's director

Jill grew up in Columbus, GA and graduated from Auburn University. She's served as Redeemer's Children's Ministry Director since 2006.  Jill and her husband Phil have three children: Caroline, Rachel, and Patrick. 

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Ryan Vangsnes

building supervisor

Ryan and his wife Mallory have two boys (Ollie and Wilder). 

 

 

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Todd Lowery

ASSOCIATE pastor

TODD BIO

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Matt Osburn

MUSIC director

Matt bio

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Matt Siple

ASSOCIATE pastor

Matt began attending Redeemer in 2000 while a student at the University of Georgia. He worked in financial services for several years in Athens before graduating from Greenville Presbyterian Theological Seminary and joining the pastoral staff in 2016. He is married to Nan and has four children (Lelia, Matthew, Jr., John, Sam, and one on the way). 

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Liz Sherard

Nursery director

Liz Bio

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Rob Herron

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF YOUTH

Rob grew up in Nashville, TN, attended University of Tennessee and Covenant Seminary, and then moved to Athens in 2014. He is married to Mary Lee, is passionate about ministry to middle and high school-ers, and loves good food, coffee, and movies. 

Susan Snyder

 

finance

Susan has worked for Redeemer since July of 1998 when she and her husband James moved to Athens.  They have three children, Abigail, Rachel and Samuel.  Susan handles all of the finances for Redeemer.