Presbyterian Church in Duluth, GA
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3700 Pleasant Hill Road
Duluth, GA 30096

Staff Directory


Dr. Dave Fry

Dave grew up in East Tennessee, but has lived in Atlanta since 1973. He became the organizing pastor of Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church in 1985, and received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary shortly thereafter. He is married to Debbie, who is a psychotherapist, and has four kids (a reasonable percentage of whom are turning out well.) Dave loves to hike and has enjoyed the wilderness areas of the Canadian Rockies, Alaska, and the Himalayas.  The Fry’s live in Parson’s Run in Fulton County.


Rev. Andy Acton
Associate Pastor for HS Youth & College Ministry, Mission & Outreach and Communication

Andy, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, has been at Pleasant Hill since 2008. He graduated from Auburn University with a B.A. in Journalism and worked as a newspaper reporter for three years before attending Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur where he received a Masters of Divinity in 2005. Andy and his wife Elizabeth, who also graduated from Columbia Seminary, live in Lilburn with the daughter Katie, son Davis, Elizabeth's mom aka "Nana," two labs, and one cat.


Jody Andrade
Associate Pastor for Congregational Care

Jody began working with the Pleasant Hill Presbyterian membership in 2014.  She graduated from Lakeside High School here in Atlanta, received a B.A. in Economics from Wake Forest University, a Masters of Education from Georgia State University, and completed a Masters of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary in 2014.  Jody and her husband Billy have two children, Cameron and Grace.


Jennie Sankey
Associate Pastor for Christian Education & Middle School Youth

Jennie began serving at Pleasant Hill in 2016. A native Texan and lifelong Presbyterian, she attended Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA where she completed a BA with a double major in Music (oboe performance) and Christian Education in 2010. She moved to Georgia to work at the Calvin Center in Hampton before completing her Masters of Divinity at Columbia Theological Seminary in 2014. After a year of working together at Ghost Ranch in NM and Government Street Presbyterian in Mobile, AL,  Jennie and her husband Steve moved back to Atlanta, where they currently live with their dog, Bob.

Support Staff

Marianne Anderson, Administrative Assistant
Richard Williams, Facilities Manager
Kristie Johns, Financial Secretary
Gina Maguire, Preschool Director
Steve Dean, Director of Music
Carol Ann Stough, Director of Children's Bell Choir
Hyoun Joo Song, Organist