Rev. Tami Coleman will be appointed at Annual Conference as the new Associate Director of Connectional Ministries. Tami is an elder who has served as pastor of South Shore UMC and as the Ashland District Ministry Consultant since 2008. She earned her undergraduate degree at LaGrange College in Georgia and her MDiv. at Asbury Theological Seminary. She previously served on staff at two churches in the South Georgia Conference – First, Albany and First, Warner Robins. Tami brings her gifts of team building, creativity, leadership, spiritual disciplines and ministry to this position. Tami’s husband, Jim Coleman, is also an elder who is currently enrolled in a doctoral program at Asbury Seminary and the University of Manchester, England. Together they parent three boys – Josiah (13), Jonathan (11) and Jacob (6).