Our Staff

  • Chris Miller

    lead pastor


    Chris Miller is the founding pastor of Genesis Church. Chris is a second-generation church planter who has a desire to communicate Biblical truths in a creative way people can understand. Chris has a Bachelors degree in theological studies from Lee University in Cleveland TN. Chris and Heidi have been blessed with four children: AnnaBelle, Eli, Jian, and Emma Claire. As the congregation continues to move forward please keep Pastor Chris, Heidi, AnnaBelle, Eli, Jian and Emma Claire in your prayers. 


  • Sally Rice

    Financial secretary

    Sally Rice serves as the office manager at Genesis Church. She is a founding member along with her family. Sally has been married for seventeen years to Bud and has three children: Madie, Cameron, and Spencer. She loves spending time with her family and church. 


  • Jocelyn Sao

    creative director

    Jocelyn has been part of Genesis since its second year, although her husband’s military assignments have required her to leave at various times. Jocelyn has been leading worship since she was 12 years old. As a military wife, she has had the opportunity to work with 10 worship teams and lead different cultures in worship. With her husband’s retirement from the military they will make Genesis their permanent home. Jocelyn and her husband, Miles, have two children, Brianna and Levvy. Jocelyn said worship is a lifeline for her where she can be filled and poured out at the same time. She believes the message of worship should always remain the same, even if music genres change .  


  • anna belle miller

    graphic designer

    Graphic Designer/Video Creator. Anna Belle is Pastor Chris' oldest daughter and began serving when she was 12. She started serving in 2013 playing keys in the youth band and moved up to playing keys on Sunday morning. Anna Belle came on staff in 2019 as a graphic designer and video editor. She also runs our website and social media accounts. She serves every Sunday morning on stage playing the piano. Annabelle loves drawing, and spending time with Rambo the family Morkie. 

  • beth crandell

    children's director

    Beth Crandell joined the Genesis Church staff in February 2020. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Education and has enjoyed working as a teacher in Christian schools in both Georgia and Florida for the past 8 years. She has been a Children's Director now for 3 years and loves being able to teach children about Christ and planting the seeds of their Christian faith. Beth has been married to Nathan for 16 years and they have a son named Ethan and daughter named Ella. She loves traveling with her family, crafting and snuggling with her dogs  Cookie and Yeti.