On June 20, 2019 the Reverend Natalie Wilson Faulkner will become Allen Memorial UMC’s next pastor.  She follows the Reverend Joshua Roberts who has been appointed to serve the Maple Avenue UMC in Marietta, Ga after serving as Allen’s pastor over the past four years.  


Rev. Faulkner grew up in Snellville.  She is a graduate of the University of Georgia and Emory’s Candler School of Theology. During her first career she was a Latin teacher working in both Dekalb and Gwinnett counties.  For the past year, she has served as the Assistant Pastor of Senoia UMC in Senoia, GA.  She will be commissioned as a provisional elder during the 2019 North Georgia UMC Annual Conference this June.  


Rev. Faulkner and her husband, Mark, have been married for 23 years.  Mark is a pharmacist for Kroger in Loganville, GA.  They have three children:  Madison “MJ” (15), Savannah (13), and Wesley (11).