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Rev. Dr. Sargent Nelson


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Rev. Dr. Sargent R. Nelson, Sr. is the son of the late George W. Nelson and Baby Ruth Joseph. Sargent holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) Atlanta, Georgia, a Master of Divinity, from The Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, Virginia Union University, Richmond, Virginia and a Bachelor of Science, from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia. He completed a one year Clinical Pastoral Education Residency at The DePaul Medical Center, Norfolk, Virginia. He is a Desert Storm veteran served ten years in the United States Air Force.

Dr. Nelson simultaneously served fifteen years as a chaplain for the Federal Bureau of Prisons, Federal Correctional Institution Talladega, Alabama and the North Georgia Conference as a local pastor at the following churches: Cave Spring Circuit (Chubb Chapel and Cosmopolitan UMC) Cedartown, Shady Grove UMC Aragon and Griffin Chapel UMC Temple, Georgia.

Sargent strongly believes in the Wesleyan way of living.
Do No Harm
Do Good
Stay in love with God