Celebrating New Life: Clergy Family Births
June 12, 2015
Rev. Sara Shaver, Dothan District Superintendent, is the proud grandmother to Elizabeth Jane Everest. Elizabeth Jane was born June 12, 2015 and weighed 6 pounds 4 ounces. Sara's daughter, Jessica, and baby are doing fine.
June 05, 2015
Congratulations to Rev. Michael and Jennifer Precht on the birth of their son, Ian Thomas Precht, born June 5, 2015. Ian was 9 lbs. 15 oz. and 21 1/2 inches. Michael is senior pastor at First United Methodist Church, Crestview.
March 02, 2015
Rev. Jody and Donna Hill (Elmore UMC) are the proud grandparents of a baby girl, Clara Joelle Hutchison. Clara was born March 2, 2015 weighing 7lb 10oz and 20 inches long.
December 29, 2014
Rev. Enrique and Heike Escobar are the proud parents of a baby girl, Yaritza Haddass, born December 29, 2014 at 8 lbs. 6 oz and 21 inches long. Rev. Escobar serves the San Pedro Mission UMC.
December 14, 2014
Rev. Elaine and Kevin Brown are the proud parents of Jeremiah Aaren born on Sunday, December 14, 2014. He came home to live with them December 17, 2014. Elaine is the director of the Troy Wesley Foundation.
October 27, 2014
Revs. Rurel and Lisa Ausley are the proud grandparents of Levi Ausley. Levi was born October 27, 2014 at Sacred Heart Emerald Coast. Levi's proud parents are Matt and Kristin Ausley. Rurel and Lisa are serving at Niceville United Methodist Church.
October 02, 2014
Rev. John and Ella Weaver are the proud parents of a new baby boy, Huckaby (Huck) Ray. Huck weighed 9 lb 5 oz and was 21.5 inches long. John is currently serving at the Auburn Wesley Cooperative Parrish.
June 21, 2014
Rev. Allison and Steve Posell are proud to announcement the birth of their granddaughter, Sawyer Jane DiCristina. Sawyer was born June 21, 2014. Allison's daughter, Kelli, and baby are doing well.
June 13, 2014
Revs. Rudy and Starr Olivo welcomed their new daughter, Esther Elizabeth, into the world on June 13, 2014. Esther was born at 10:23 am. 20.5 in in length and weighing 8.06 lbs. Starr and Esther are doing well. Rudy is currently serving as a Chaplain in the United States Air Force.
June 04, 2014
Patty and Scott Kirkpatrick are the proud grandparents of Eliza Kate born June 4, 2014 at 10:45 am. Eliza was 7 pounds, 12 ozs and 21 inches long. Mom and baby are doing well. Patty is the Administrative Assistant in the DEMOPOLIS District.
May 19, 2014
Ruth Allen Kincaid was born May 19, 2014. Proud parents are Rev. Emily and Brian Kincaid. Ruth weighed 3 lbs 13 oz. All doing very well. Emily is an associate pastor at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Montgomery.
April 07, 2014
Rev. David and Elizabeth Saliba are the proud parents of Joseph Thomas born April 7, 2014 at 5:38 p.m. Mom and Joseph are happy and healthy. He is a handsome 5lbs13oz and 19 inches long. Rev. Saliba is currently serving First United Methodist Church, Greenville.
March 22, 2014
Rev. Matt and Naomi O’Reilly (Union Springs First) are excited to welcome Jackson Brooks O'Reilly 9 lbs. 10 oz;. 21.5" into their family on Saturday, March 22, 2014.
March 05, 2014
Reverend Stuart Worth (Allen Memorial / Farm Hill) and his wife, Jen, welcomed a new daughter, Violet, into their lives and home. Violet was born on March 5, 2014. Mom and baby are doing well.
January 02, 2014
Congratulations to Revs. Wes and Meghan Kelley on the birth of their son, Myles Bennett, born January 2, 2014. Myles weighed 5 lbs;10oz and was 18 inches long. Wes is currently serving First United Methodist Church, Dothan and Meghan is currently serving First United Methodist Church, Ozark.
December 30, 2013
Congratulations to Rev. Clyde Pressley (retired) on the birth of his grandson, Jonathan Pressley Tesney, born December 30, 2013. Jonathan is the son of Clyde's daughter Elissa and Jeff Tesney.
December 05, 2013
Rev. Brian and Patricia Cowley welcomed their second grandchild, Cayden Christopher Bullard, December 5, 2013. He was born 7lbs; 8 ozs. He was a little early but doing well. Brian is the pastor at Slocomb First/Hurricane UMC.
December 03, 2013
Congratulations to Payton and India Linder on the birth of their son, Pearson Dean Linder, born December 3, 2013. Weight: 7 lbs. 5 oz. Length: 20". Proud grandparents are Rev. Dr. Mike and Lisa Pearson of Greystone United Methodist Church, Dothan, AL.
September 26, 2013
We praise God for the birth of Reid Andrew Leeland, son of Becki and Paul Andrew Leeland, grandson of Bishop and Mrs. Paul L. Leeland. Reid Andrew was born September 26, at 10:15pm eastern time and weighs 6.5 pounds. Mother and baby are doing well! The Leeland family cherishes your prayers during this joyful time.
July 31, 2013
Rev. Patricia and John Grindle welcomed their first grandchild, Brooklyn Grace Grindle, on July 31, 2013. She weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. The proud parents are John and Lindsey Grindle.
July 30, 2013
Rev. Greg and Hope McKinnon are the proud grandparents of Abigail Leigh Parry. Abigail was born July 30, 2013 weighing 7lbs 12ozs and is 19 inches long. Greg is serving at Niceville United Methodist Church.
June 26, 2013
Drew and Ali Willis are celebrating the birth of their daughter, Layla Marie Willis. Layla was born on June 26, 2013. Drew and Ali are seminary students at Duke University and are from our conference. Layla’s grandmother is, Rev. Kathy Fisher, who serves in the Mobile District.
June 24, 2013
Rev. Jeremy and Laura Steele welcomed the birth of their baby girl, Mary Virginia. Mary Virginia was born at 12:10 and weighed 7 pounds 2 ounces 19.5 inches long. All are well. Jeremy is an associate pastor at Christ United Methodist Church in Mobile, AL.
May 17, 2013
Congratulations to Rev. Mike and Sara Cobb on the birth of their son, William Grant. He was 8lbs 14 oz and 21 inches long. Mike is serving Glenwood UMC. Proud grandparents are Rev. Cliff and Jeanette Cobb (Campground/Petrey).
April 12, 2013
Revs. Dana and Jake Brady announce the birth of their baby boy, Henry Thomas. Henry was born on April 12, 2013. Dana serves as an associate pastor at Spanish Fort UMC and Jake serves as the senior pastor at Marlow UMC.
March 24, 2013
Congratulations to Rev. George and Melanie Sedberry (Thomasville UMC). George and Melanie are the proud grandparents of Isabella Maria Carr. Isabella was born at Thomas Hospital. She is the daughter of Dr. Ryan and Katie Carr.
February 22, 2013
Rev. Tony and Cary Rosetta are the proud parents of Dorina and Tibi. Dorina is 6 years old; Tibi is 5. Both are from Hungry. Their adoption was official on February 22, 2013. Rev. Rosetta serves the Liberty/Haleburg Charge in the Dothan District.
February 15, 2013
Rev. John and Ella Weaver are the proud parents of Bramblett Grady. Bramblett was born on February 15, 2013 at 1:41 AM. John is serving as the pastor to the Auburn Wesley Cooperative Parish.
February 01, 2013
Rev. Ryan and Paige Johnson had a baby boy on Feb 1, 2013. Baby is named Luke Eden Johnson. All are well. Ryan serves Bermuda and Owens Chapel in the Baypines District.
January 18, 2013
Patty and Scott Kirkpatrick welcomed their granddaughter, Edith Joy, into the world January 18, 2013. Parents Katie and Chris are doing well. Edith arrived weighed 6 lbs., 8 ozs and was 20 ½ inches. Patty is the office administrative assistant for the Demopolis District Office.
January 14, 2013
Congratulations to Rev. Earl and Susan Ballard on the birth of their granddaughter, Grace. Grace was born January 14, 2013, weighed 7 pounds and was 20 inches long. The proud parents are Chip and Amy Mayfield.
December 11, 2012
Patty and Scott Kirkpatrick welcomed grandson, Thomas Scott Johnson, on December 11, 2012 at 3:18 p.m. Thomss weighed 8lbs and 12 ozs. and was 21 inches. Patty is the office administrative assistant in the Demopolis District Office.
November 26, 2012
Rev. Reggie and Bonnie Evans (Fitzpatrick UMC; MTOP District) are the proud grandparents of a new granddaughter, Laykn Olivia Evans. Parents and baby are doing well.
November 09, 2012
Rev. Frederick and Amanda Outlaw are the proud grandparents of Frederick Josiah Outlaw born November 9, 2012. Frederick and Amanda's son and daughter-in-law, Ahmed and Nyree Outlaw, are the proud parents. Rev. Outlaw is the Conference Director of Evangelism and Stewardship.
October 05, 2012
Dr. Jeremy and Abigail Pridgeon are the proud parents of a new baby girl, Addison Kate Pridgeon. Addison was born on Friday, October 5, 2012. She was 8 lbs 8 oz and 20 inches long. Both mom and baby are doing well. Jeremy is the Pensacola District Superintendent.
August 24, 2012
Rev. Elaine and Kevin Brown are the proud parents of Isaiah Aiden Brown. Isaiah was born on August 6, 2012. All are doing well. Elaine the Troy Wesley Foundation Director.
July 20, 2012
Rev. Mike and Rene’ McKnight (Fairhope UMC) are grandparents again. Amelia Mae Myers was born on Friday, July 20, 2012 at 3:30p.m. at Thomas Hospital in Fairhope. She weighed 6 lb. 3 oz. and was 19” long. Parents are Richie and Amy McKnight Myers of Spanish Fort. Sisters are Caroline and Callie and the big brother is Gabe. All are doing fine.
June 26, 2012
Fitzpatrick UMC is pleased to announce the birth of William Asher Barrett, grandson of Rev. Reggie and Bonnie Evans. Parents are Amanda and Wes Barrett. Asher was born at 3:16 pm, June 26, 2012. He weighed 8lbs 6oz and was 20.5 inches long. Mom and Asher are doing well.
May 24, 2012
Rev. Jonathan and Elizabeth Hart (Shalimar UMC) welcomed their second child, Eden Cynthia, on 5/24/12 at 10:13PM. Eden was 20" long and weighed 7 lbs 5 oz.
May 10, 2012
Revs. Rudy and Starr Olivo (Panama City First) welcomed their new baby boy, Walker, into the world. Walker was 20 in long and weighed 5 lbs 13 ozs.
April 27, 2012
Rev. Bob and Rhoda Sweet (Providence UMC; Baypines District) are proud to announce their newest grandchild, Zoe Lynn Sweet. Zoe was born on Friday, April 27, 2012. She arrived at 6:09 p.m. weighing exactly 8 lbs., 21 ¼ inches long. Parents are Robert B. Sweet, III and Katie Lynn Sweet.
April 01, 2012
Charlotte is the first great-granddaughter of Rev. Wilbur Majors (retired). Charlotte was born April 1, 2012 to parents Kyle and Tiffany Kennedy of Prattville, AL.
November 25, 2011
In this season of Thanksgiving, we praise God for the birth of William Fielden Leeland, son of Becki and Paul Andrew Leeland, grandson of Bishop and Mrs. Leeland. William Fielden was born November 25, 2011, at 11:15 eastern time and is 8 pounds, 12 ounces and 21 inches long. Mother and baby are doing well! The Leeland family cherishes your prayers during this joyful time.
November 03, 2011
Rev. J. Walker and Lynn Epps welcomed their first grandchild on November 3, 2011. Their son, Micah, and his wife, Chrissy, gave birth to a baby girl, Evelyn Athena Epps (Evie). All are doing well. Rev. Epps (retired) served many churches in the Alabama-West Florida Conference including his appointment as District Superintendent in the Dothan District.
September 29, 2011
Congratulations to Rev. John and Sally Sewell on the birth of a grandson, Jerob, September 29, 2011 in Tyler, TX. Jerob weighed 7 lbs and 13 ozs. Proud parents are Trey and LeAnn Sewell. John is the Director, Victorious Christian Living International.
July 03, 2011
Congratulations to Rev. Stuart and Jennifer Worth. Levi Reece Worth was born July 3 at 8 pounds and 19 3/4 inches long. Stuart is Associate Pastor at Cokesbury United Methodist Church.
June 14, 2011
Reverend Dr. Nathan and Nan Elliott's second daughter, Hannah Lee Elliott, was born at 1:34 p.m. June 14. She's 20 1/2 inches and 9 pounds, 4 ounces. Nathan is pastor at Gonzalez United Methodist Church.
May 17, 2011
Dr. and Mrs. Jeremy Pridgeon are the proud parents of Alexis Kennedy born May 17, 2011. She arrived at 12:34 am. Mom (Abigail) and Alexis are doing great!
April 29, 2011
Rev. Nathan and Shawna Attwood are the proud parents of Margaret Grace "Maggie Grace" Attwood. Maggie Grace was born April 29, 2011 at 11:45 am. She was 6 lb, 1 oz, 19". Nathan serves as one of the associate pastors at First United Methodist Church, Montgomery.
April 01, 2011
Rev. Matt and Mrs. O'Reilly are the proud parents of Vivian Louise O'Reilly, born April 1, 2011. Rev. O'Reilly serves Jay UMC.