Guyton Christian Church Installs Rev. Tucker April 8

GUYTON, GA (March 28, 2018) -- Guyton Christian Church will install Rev. Joel Tucker as Senior Pastor at its Sunday morning service April 8 at 11 a.m.

Rev. Joel TuckerRev. Tucker was formerly senior pastor at Tropical Sands Christian Church, Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Prior to entering the ministry, he worked as a writer for the Auburn Agricultural Extension Service, Oxford (AL) Sun Newspapers, WestPoint Pepperell, Southern Natural Gas and Pratt & Whitney. He was an Internet Consultant at PAX TV and a programmer at Ultimate Software in Weston, FL. He served Tropical Sands as associate minister from 2001 and as Senior Pastor in 2006.

Rev. Tucker earned his bachelorís degree in journalism at Auburn (AL) University. He completed the Ministerial Certificate Program at Lexington (KY) Theological Seminary and earned a Clinical Pastoral Education Unit after six months as a hospice chaplain intern with Vitas Healthcare. He was ordained in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in June of last year.

Rev. Denise Bell, Regional Minister for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Georgia Region, will officiate at Rev. Tuckerís installation service.

Rev. Tucker is married to the former Nancy Harris. Both are from Lanett, AL. They have two children and two grandchildren residing in Palm Beach Gardens.

Guyton Christian Church was organized in 1873 as Antioch Christian Church. It changed its name to Guyton Christian Church in 1900. Its current sanctuary, built in 1902, is in the Guyton Historic District at 301 Pine St., Guyton.


Guyton Christian Church in Guyton, Georgia is looking for a full time Youth Minister to join our ministry team. The general purpose of this position is to build young disciples for Christ, ages pre-school to high school. Qualifications include college or seminary degree, energetic and enthusiastic, good communication skills, and be called by God. Preference is given to candidates who are members of the DOC denomination. Also, position is somewhat flexible and we are willing to discuss other employment options or internships. Please submit resume to For information, please visit our website at

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