Pastor Stephen Wood


Rev. Stephen Wood has served as a pastor for 35 years and began serving Pine Crest in September 2015.  Stephen presently serves as a corporate chaplain with Marketplace Chaplains USA.  Previous churches in Georgia where Stephen has served as Senior Pastor are River’s Edge Church Suwanee,  First Baptist Church Buford, McConnell Memorial Baptist Church, Hiawassee, Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Duluth, and First Baptist Church, Gay.   He is a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, and Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.  Stephen has been married to his wife Julie for 32 years.  Julie serves Marketplace Chaplains USA in the Eastern Region office as an administrative assistant, as well as, a corporate chaplain to nine companies.  They have two adult children, Jonathan and Hannah.  Jonathan is a medical doctor serving as a resident in pediatrics at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon.  Hannah works at The PIER Foundation in Cumming and is studying to be a veterinary assistant.  Stephen, Julie, and Hannah live in Cumming, Georgia.