Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Gregory and Jackie Pope

Lead Pastors

Gregory and Jackie Pope are the Lead Pastors at Covenant Church in Douglas, Georgia.

As leaders, Pastors Gregory and Jackie Pope have created a culture not only at Covenant Church, but throughout the community where people can laugh, love, grow and belong. They are highly regarded for their love, kindness, compassion, and boldness. They have a mission to love God and love people. Their vision is to see all people find Jesus, learn who they are in Christ, and rise up to be world shakers and culture changers with God’s love. They are respected for their passion for Christ and the local church and for preaching messages that change lives. They are the “dad and mom” of the house. They believe that the best is yet to come and we are better together. They have created a place to laugh, love, grow, and belong.

Gregory and Jackie have been happily married for half a century, and they have two children, four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Allison Bramlett

Executive Pastor

Allison Bramlett is the Executive Pastor at Covenant Church in Douglas, Georgia.

She was born into a family of full-time ministry. She is a devoted wife, mother, gigi.  
She believes in being led by love and seeing the treasure in people. She is transparent and sees the best in others. She believes in fighting for others' futures and families.

Allison is happily married to her high-school sweetheart and has two children and three grandchildren.

Laura Harvell-Fletcher

Worship Pastor

Laura Fletcher is the Worship Pastor of Covenant Church in Douglas, Georgia.

Laura has served in many ministry roles for over 27 years. Her passion is to share that you can keep your smile during tragedy and that the joy of the Lord is your strength. Her greatest honor is to share that God is always there and working on our behalf.

Laura lives in Douglas, Georgia with her husband  and child.

Pedro Baltazar

Family Connect Pastor

Pedro Baltazar is the Family Connect Pastor at Covenant Church in Douglas, Georgia.

Pedro got saved when he was 14 years old and since then, he has always been a part of ministry. He served 5 years as a youth pastor, and he has graduated from Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry in 2019.  He loves to see  people connect with Father God and for people to connect with each other as family.

Pedro lives in Douglas, Georgia with his wife and two children.

Abbie Maracin

Children's Pastor

Abbie Maracin is the Children's Pastor at Covenant Church in Douglas, Georgia.

She has lived the life of a military wife and has been all over the country. She has volunteered and been on staff at many churches across the country for the past 25 years.

Abbie lives in Douglas, Georgia with her husband and keeps in touch with her five children and two grandchildren.

Russ and Caitlyn Fender

Youth Directors

Russ and Caitlyn Fender are the Youth Directors at Covenant Church in Douglas, Georgia.

Russ and Caitlyn were born and raised in South Georgia. In addition to being Youth Directors, Russ and Caitlyn help serve in other areas of the church and are always willing to help minister to those who need it.

Russ and Caitlyn live in Douglas, Georgia with their child, and they are expecting another baby this year.

Eden Stapleton

Preschool Director

Eden Stapleton is the Preschool Director at Covenant Church in Douglas, Georgia.

She has served in children's ministry for over ten years. Her passion is to partner with parents and families in sharing God's amazing unconditional love. 

Eden lives in Douglas, Georgia.

Austin Pridgen

Media Director

Austin Pridgen is the Media Director at Covenant Church in Douglas, Georgia.

He was born and raised in Douglas, and has been serving at Covenant Church since 2013. His calling is to help spread the gospel and Covenant's message of love across the globe.

Austin lives in Douglas, Georgia.

JV Valenzuela

Programs Director

JV Valenzuela is the Programs Director at Covenant Church in Douglas, Georgia.

JV is a ordained minister and has served in many pastoral areas over the years, specializing in administrative duties. His vision is to lead people into truth and God given identity through Biblical teaching and a practical demonstration of the Gospel.

JV lives in Douglas, Georgia with his wife and twin children.

Emily Delashmit

Administrative Assistant

Emily Delashmit is the Administrative Assistant at Covenant Church in Douglas, Georgia.

She was raised in church and has a true servant's heart. She has always been involved and serving in church.

Emily lives in Douglas, Georgia with her husband and two children.