Epiphany Staff

ChrisHermansen_300x399Chris Hermansen, Pastor
Pastor Chris joined Epiphany in August 2014. Previously he served as an associate pastor with Christ Lutheran Church in Charlotte, NC., 2008-2014, and as an associate with Lord of Grace Lutheran Church in Tucson, Ariz., 2005 to 2008.

Chris earned his Master of Divinity from Pacific Lutheran Theology Seminary in Berkeley, Calif., and completed his undergraduate studies at Concordia University, Portland, Ore. He is married to Gina, and they have three children.

770-831-1966, ext 127
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AndersNilson_300x399Anders Nilsen, Pastoral Intern
Anders comes to Epiphany from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio. Anders graduated from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, in 2014 with a Bachelors degree in psychology and minors in music and religion. Anders is from Gahanna, Ohio, the son of Patty and Kai Nilsen, a Lutheran pastor. Anders will be with Epiphany for two years.


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SteveBelfield_300x399Steve Belfield, Minister for Worship Leadership
Steve joined Epiphany's team as Minister for Worship Leadership in January 2012. He has been involved in some level of music ministry since high school as a member of Trinity Lutheran in Madison, Ohio. Steve has been a performing member of various local community groups, including the Gwinnett Choral Guild. Steve also is a project manager with Hewlett Packard. Steve and his family -- his wife and two adult children -- have been members of Epiphany since 2000.

770-831-1966, ext. 110
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TonyBullard_300x399Tony Bullard, Minister for Worship, Music, and Youth
Tony joined the staff at Epiphany in November 2017. Tony and his spouse, Teresa, and children Noah and Desi, have been a worshiping at Epiphany since 2013. Tony has a degree in Recording Arts and has been performing music since he was a teen. Tony has been part of Youth and Music Leadership in nearly every church he has attended. Tony enjoys video games and root beer and loathes writing about himself in the third person.

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ErinMurphy_300x399Erin Murphy, Worship Service Accompanist
Erin began serving as Epiphany's interim accompanist in February 2014. Erin and her family -- spouse Tim and children Anna and Colin -- joined Epiphany in 2004, and over the years she has served the church in numerous ways, including as supply accompanist. Erin and Tim also serve as leaders of Epiphany's Confirmands in Action journey for middle school youth.



LaurieTinc_300x399Laurie Tinc, Administrator of Mission and Ministry
Laurie joined Epiphanys team of paid servants in February 2013. She has a degree in paralegal studies from Fairleigh Dickinson. Laurie, along with her husband, Nathan, and two children, Connor and McKenna, relocated to Georgia from New Jersey in late 2010. They have been members of Epiphany since 2011.

You'll find Laurie in Epiphany's office on Monday through Thursday.

770-831-1966, ext. 100
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MaryMullenbach_100x133Mary Mullenbach, Communications Director
Mary joined Epiphany's staff in August 2015. She has a background in copy editing, copy writing and proofreading. Mary has a freelance consulting business as a proofreader for court reporters as well as a copy editor for various clients. She has a bachelor's degree in English/writing from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She and her husband, Brian, and three adult children and have been members of Epiphany since 2011.


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JohnMurray_300x399John Murray, Treasurer
John joined Epiphany's staff in January 2010 after serving on the congregational council for four years as treasurer. He also is a software engineer for DataScan Field Services in Alpharetta. A lifelong Lutheran, John first became involved in church finance in 1990, serving as treasurer for Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Fairfield, Ohio. He later served as financial secretary and chair of the board of finance at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Cary, NC. John has been a member of Epiphany since 2004.

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JulieSutton100x133Julie Sutton, Bookkeeper
Julie rejoined Epiphany's staff in June 2015; she previously served in ministry support 2009-2010. Julie also works for the Haitian Timoun Foundation. Previously she was donor relations specialist with the American Cancer Society. Julie has a bachelor's degree in psychology from Georgia State University. She and her husband and two children joined Epiphany in 2004. 

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Last Published: October 23, 2017 1:33 PM