Thomson First United Methodist Church
Monday, June 18, 2018
To make disciples of Jesus Christ through active, Christ-centered ministries of love

Pastoral Staff

Ronny Brannen, Senior Pastor

Information coming soon! 













Julia Norman, Associate Pastor for Children and Families

Julia was born and raised in Cordele, Georgia. She was very active in her family's church, Cordele FUMC. While participating in youth leadership activities she received a call to ministry and pursued that goal by attending LaGrange College and earning a Bachelor's of Arts in Religion and Church Leadership. While at LaGrange College she felt called to the ordained ministry of a Deacon and entered the candidacy process with the United Methodist Church.  She attended Duke Divinity School and graduated with a Masters of Divinity in 2010. Since then she has served as a Chaplain Resident on the pediatric ward at WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh, NC and then worked as Children’s Pastor at Tuckston UMC in Athens. She is an ordained deacon in the South Georgia Conference. Julia is married to her husband of 6 years, Audie Norman, of Atlanta.