Pastors & Staff

Craig Bowler - Lead Pastor

Craig is from California and attended both the University of New Mexico and Asbury Theological Seminary. He is the visionary leader and primary teaching pastor. His desire is that Sanctuary would be a place to find rest in Jesus and learn what it means to become disciples who make disciples.

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Matt Morgan - Executive Pastor

Matt is from Marietta, he graduated from UGA and is currently attending Reformed Theological Seminary. He is passionate about implementing the vision and mission of Sanctuary. Matt loves to lead, teach and disciple our Faith Family so they may be transformed by the Gospel.

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Sonny Lallerstedt - Worship Pastor

Sonny grew up in Tucker, GA and is passionate about using music as a way to draw people into deeper knowledge Jesus and to make Him known. His desire is to lead our body into worshiping our living God in spirit and truth and to follow the leading of the Spirit in everything we do.

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Brent Harrison - Pastor with Adults (Men & Groups)

Brent is from Marietta and graduated from UGA. He is passionate about discipleship and outreach. He loves to equip leaders, get people connected and provide opportunities for individuals and families to sow into the lives of others.

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Andrea Cheetham - Pastor with Kids

Andrea grew up in Florida but moved to GA when she was in middle school and graduated from Mercer University.  Her joyful spirit and many years as an educator has helped create her incredible love for children and their parents. She is passionate about shepherding our youngest hearts to know their savior so they can live and love like Jesus.

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Troy Gambrell - Pastor with Youth

Troy is from Marietta and graduated from Samford University. He loves teaching, leading and encouraging students and their parents. His passion is to see students recognize who Jesus is, understand what He has done and then step into their role of response.

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Heather Canup - Pastor with Adults (Women & Care)

Heather is a Georgia native, married to Mikey and has two children. Heather desires to see the women at Sanctuary spur one another on to live fully free in the life of Christ. She has a heart for discipleship for the sake of the world knowing Christ.

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Brad Avery - Director of Facilities and Technology

A Midwest transplant, Brad is equipped with a unique skillset informed by careers in music and engineering. He desires to help create, maintain, and sustain inviting spaces for worship and transformation.

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Mary Tillberry - Financial and Global Outreach Assistant

Mary grew up in rural Ohio but has spent most of her life in Georgia. She enjoys her work with bookkeeping, but is even more passionate about taking the gospel to the nations. By connecting people with global missions, she feels we too are changed in the process.

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Amanda Decarreau - Office Manager

Amanda is a Georgia native who loves connecting with and serving others. Amanda is passionate about creating a culture of care for all who call Sanctuary home. She is excited to serve this Faith Family as we pursue Christ together.

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Emily Hardie - Youth Ministry Assistant

Emily grew up in Kennesaw and is a graduate of Reinhardt University. Her tasks at Sanctuary include graphic design and assisting in Sanctuary Youth. Her greatest passion in youth ministry is to see students encounter Jesus and learn what it looks like to walk in a personal relationship with Him each and every day!

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Denise Gallichio - Adult Discipleship Ministry Assistant

Denise is a Georgia native and graduated from Kennesaw State. Her passion in Adult Discipleship is to make people feel welcomed, loved & needed at Sanctuary. Through connecting people in Group Life and sowing opportunities, she feels that we learn to live and love like Jesus.

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Jessica Godfrey - Worship Arts Ministry Assistant

Jessica is a Georgia native who is passionate about crafting music and creating atmosphere to call out beauty and welcome all to come and enjoy Jesus. Jessica’s desire here at Sanctuary is to point people back to the love of the Father.

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