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Amanda Garvin Lane serves as Associate Pastor.  She is an ordained Elder in the North Georgia Annual Conference.  Amanda attended Cannon UMC and felt a call to ministry at an early age.  She credits the youth and music programs at Cannon as instrumental in her faith development, and recognizes mission work to Honduras as a particularly formative experience.

Amanda attended Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina, where she majored in Christian Education and minored in Spanish.  She then attended Candler School of Theology at Emory University and received a Master of Divinity degree in 2009.

Prior to joining SUMC, Amanda served as the Associate Pastor at the First United Methodist Church of Greensboro, as Ministry Intern at Grayson UMC, the Summer Youth Intern at Hopewell UMC in Lancaster, South Carolina, and has taught at various summer day camps in Gwinnett County.

Amanda has a passion to see people actively live out their faith.  She enjoys preaching, teaching Bible studies, and serving her church and larger community.  She believes that service plays a large part in allowing people to live out their faith

Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband, Victor. They have a son, David. She enjoys gardening, hiking, running, walking, Zumba, and Mexican food.