Welcome To Milledgeville First

United Methodist Church

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Our Staff

Senior Pastor

Pastor Mac grew up in the South Georgia town of Blakely, Ga, earned his BS in Chemistry with a minor in Business Management from the University of Georgia. After 20 plus years in the chemical field centered around the resin & pigment coatings business, he attended Emory University-Candler School of Theology earning his Masters in Divinity, then earned his Clinical Pastoral Care Residency Credential in areas of Oncology and Stroke Victims from Northside-Children’s-St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta.

Rev. Enfinger has been appointed pastor to United Methodist Churches in the North Georgia Conference since 2003. (Dalton First, Wesley-Evans/Augusta, Royston First, and Milledgeville First since 2014).

Mac is married to Amy Bowen Enfinger (from Paoli, Indiana). They have 2 children Trey (Rachael) & Erinn (Taylor), 4 granddaughters (Claire, Presleigh, Millie, & Eloise); and two King Cavilers, Kalaei & Winston.

He enjoys college football, golf, reading and grilling out.

Some of Pastor Mac’s Favorites:
Scripture: Psalm 139 & 1Peter 1:3-9;13-16.
Theologians: Dietrich Bonhoeffer & Soren Kierkegaard
Preachers: John Wesley & Fred Craddock
Devotional: Utmost for His Highest, Oswald Chambers
People: Mother Teresa, Billy Graham
Hymn: This Is My Father’s World

Pastor of Spiritual Formation

Rev. Stephanie Caldwell grew up in Columbus, GA. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University, and a Masters of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. Stephanie was ordained an elder in the South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church in 2006. She has been a pastor in Georgia, Kansas, and North Carolina while she was an active military wife for 15 years. Stephanie has spoken at many conferences and retreats nationwide supporting spouses of deployed soldiers for the United States Army and has been a speaker at the World Methodist Evangelism Conference. Currently she is the pastor of spiritual formation at Milledgeville First United Methodist Church. 

Stephanie enjoys in-depth study in the Word of God and teaches church-wide studies on Wednesday evenings. She also leads retreats and discipleship formation for the church. She is married to Bill Caldwell, and together they have five children. 

Facilities Manager & Financial Secretary

I am the Financial Manager and Building Facilitator at First United Methodist Church. I began working at the church in August, 1996. Prior to that, I was in banking for 28 years.

I have 2 children (1 is deceased), 5 grandchildren, and 6 great grans. I was married to the late Larry Quattlebaum. Currently I am married to John Farmer, and John has 3 children and 4 grandchildren.

In my spare time, I love to bake and also shop.

Music Minister & Program Director

Steve Crocker grew up in a Christian home of a military family. He got to live in several states. He earned music degrees at Truett McConnell College and Shorter College and his Master’s Degree in Administration from Albany State University. His career began in full time church work, then moved to teaching high school and part time church, and has now come back to his roots in church work.
Steve is married to his wonderful help mate Valerie and they have a bunch of kids and grand kids. They love traveling, watching T.V., hanging out with each other and he loves fishing. Steve loves serving God by leading His people in praise. He feels that is why God created us, to praise Him.

Youth Minister

Ashley is a wife, mother, and the youth pastor here at Milledgeville FUMC. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Education and uses her degree daily as she homeschools her children. Before joining the FUMC staff in 2019, Ashley was an online English teacher, administrator for Young Life, and a Children’s Pastor. She has spent the last 13 years involved in Campus Ministry through her years working at the UGA Wesley Foundation and now volunteering at the Georgia College Wesley Foundation. She has a heart for young people and longs to see them fall in love with Jesus and walk in His freedom.

Ashley and Tate have been married for ten years. Together, they have four beautiful daughters. Ashley loves healthy food, reading, planning parties, laughing with Tate, and all things chocolate. She’s passionate about family and is beyond grateful for these days of mothering her own children and all the young people the Lord keeps bringing into the Welling family.

 

Children's Ministry Director

Hello! I am Brittney Schwind, the Children’s Director here at MFUMC. After graduating from Georgia College, I began working with the church, and I am now starting my third year here! I enjoy being outside – especially if it is to run, play basketball or throw the Frisbee.

In my free time, I like to read, write and bake. I also always appreciate a good joke. (Here’s my favorite: What do you call a deer without an eye? … Ask me in person to get the answer!)

Church Secretary

Contemporary Worship Leader & Youth Minister

I am the Director of the Georgia College Wesley Foundation. I’m married to Ashley Welling, and together we have three girls: Brylee (8), EllieAnn (6), and Kate (3). We are expecting our 4th girl in September!

Church Organist