Michael Shelton

Associate pastor

With a passion for young people and a heart for service, Michael serves as the Associate Pastor of our church. Born in a Pastoral family, Michael calls Detroit, MI his home. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Ministerial Theology from Oakwood University and a Master of Divinity degree from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary located on the campus of Andrews University. He enjoys competitive sports, action movies, and spending time with family and friends. He is happily married to the beautiful Brianna Smith from Cayo, Belize. Michael’s favorite Bible passage is 1 Corinthians 2:9, which reminds him that God has a plan, and he’s in it!

Deidre Etheridge

Administrative Assistant

Deidre is a fun-loving, hard-working person who loves the Lord and loves people. Her professionalism and organizational skills have been a big asset to the Decatur church family and its operation. She hails from Massachusetts, attended Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI and now resides in Douglasville, GA. She has many hobbies including: singing, poetry, miming, acting and cooking. She serves as the president of Open Praise choir, directed by Minister David Trofort. She also tours with Kevin Lemons and Higher Calling, singing backup across the globe.

Email: secretary@decatursdachurch.org