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Rev. James A. Clark
Senior Pastor – Interim

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Pastor James A. Clark hails originally from Wisconsin and came to Georgia in 1977 to start the Lutheran Church in America (LCA) mission congregation in Conyers, GA (now Epiphany Lutheran Church).  Pastor Clark is also a trained pastoral counselor having earned his doctoral degree in pastoral care and education.  Pastor and his wife, Beverly, make their home in Dunwoody.  He enjoys gardening, reading, listening to classical music and feeding wild animals – the birds, rabbits, etc.  Pastor Clark invites you to worship with us at Christ the King.

Deborah Scarazzo
Christian Education Coordinator
Interim Youth Coordinator

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Deborah was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and grew up in Titusville, Florida, and Alpharetta, Ga. She received a Bachelor of Music Degree from University of Denver and a Master of Music Education degree from Columbus State University, Columbus GA. Deborah has taught music at the college level for 13 years and Middle School & High School for 13 years.

Currently Deborah serves as the Christian Education Coordinator at Christ the King Lutheran Church. Deborah teaches at Fellowship Christian School – Band/Music. She also serves as Band Director of Joyful Noise Home School Band.

Deborah has two children and one young grandson. She enjoys spending time with her family and her father who lives in Alpharetta, GA. She also enjoys playing and attending instrumental concerts, and working with talented young flute students.

Dr. John (Jack) Broman
Chancel Choir Director

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Dr. John “Jack” Broman was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Maquoketa, IA. All of his music degrees were earned at the University of Iowa: B.M., M.A., D.M.A. His university positions as director of choral activities have been at Dakota Wesleyan University, Loras College and the University of North Georgia (present).

Jack came to Christ the King Lutheran Church as director of the Chancel Choir in January 1994. Jack is married to Tracie Heim-Broman.  They have a son, Tres, born in 2013. Jack also has two older daughters, Dr. Elizabeth Long who resides in Athens with her husband Nathan and son Elijah and Jessica Broman who lives in Dahlonega.

Chad Watkins
Minister of Music

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Chad was born and raised in Gainesville, GA. He received his B.M. Music Education, May 1992. Since graduation from college, Chad has spent his time teaching and creating music. He has taught elementary, middle and high school music in the public educations system as well as taught and directed various musical theater productions for multiple theater companies. In conjunction to working at Christ the King, Chad teaches at RISPA, an award winning performing arts school in Milton, GA.

Currently Chad serves as the worship leader of our Sonlight Praise Band which leads the Sunday morning 8:30 AM blended worship service, and as the organist and  Chancel Choir accompanist at the Sunday morning 11:00 AM traditional service. Chad also directs the Soli Deo Gloria handbell ringers.

Kathy Voerg
Business Manager

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Kathy was born in Encino, CA and grew up in Marietta, GA. After attending The University of Cincinnati, Kathy and her husband Jim (deceased) owned their first business in 1977 – Carpet Genie, a carpet cleaning company. Other businesses that they have owned were a video production company, a travel agency and a poultry farm. Through all these businesses Kathy was responsible for the finances.

Kathy was raised Lutheran (LCMS) and Christ the King is only her second church home, joining in 1995. Kathy has two children, both married, and three grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family and her hobbies include reading and plastic canvas stitching.

In 2003, Kathy became the volunteer treasurer at Christ the King. In 2007 she joined the staff as Office Administrator and is presently the Business Manager at Christ the King where she continues to work with numbers, and is dedicated to walking with this community of faith and being of service to others.

Jakima McCall
Christ the King Preschool Director

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