Keesey, Scott

Scott Keesey, Director of Music Ministries
A Native  of Northwest Ohio,  Scott attended Heidelberg College,  Ohio University, and finished his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree from The University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.    Scott spent 16 years in the public school system as a choral music educator at all levels, and has over 20 years experience in church music as Director of Music at Lake Murray Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC,   Brooks UMC in Brooks, GA,   McDonough First UMC in McDonough, GA, and now serving full-time at Carrollton First UMC.     Scott is married to Sandee Edmondson, organist at Jonesboro First UMC.   Scott and Sandee have 4 children:  Kristen and  Brett Edmondson,  Emilia and Camden Keesey,

Leah Weaver, Director of Children’s Ministries 

Leah loves everything about kids: their wiggles and giggles, their fresh look at faith, their active learning style! She graduated in 1983 with a BFA in Technical Theater and then received her Masters Degree in Christian Education from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. Leah has been in ministry for more than 30 years! She spent her teenage years in Carrollton and then spent 35+ years away from her hometown. She and her husband, Mike, have 5 children: Hannah, Joel, Jordan, Matt and Andrew.

Joshua London, Director of Youth Ministries 


Cande Taylor, Church Administrator
Cande and her husband Vince moved to Carrollton in 2008 when Vince retired from the Department of Natural Resources. Cande was employed by East Cobb UMC in Marietta  as the Business Manager and before that she served as the Executive Director of Wesley Community Centers for nine years. Cande has a Bachelor’s Degree from Mercer University in Management Information Systems and a Masters of Divinity from Candler School of Theology. She and Vince have two sons, Tony and Karl, four grandsons and one granddaughter and live in the Lowell area.  Cande joined the staff in November 2015.

Harris, Amy

Amy Harris, Financial Secretary

Amy was born and reared in Carrollton, and attended CFUMC until marriage.    She has a BS degree in Accounting from Auburn University, and has worked as an accountant in private industry for over 14 years holding positions as a Junior Accountant, Senior Accountant, Assistant Controller, and Controller.  She moved back to Carrollton in 1997, and enjoyed being a mom.  She  became the Co-coordinator of Christian Education for CFUMC in 2005, and transitioned into the Financial Secretary position in 2012.  She is married to her high school sweetheart, Cliff Harris, and has 3 children – Lauren, Jim and Madison.  She enjoys spending time with family, and loves the beach.  


Tony and Cheryl Childers
Crosswalk – Worship Band
Jack Barr, Worship Leader