Josh & Bethany Morton

​Worship/Media Pastor

Council Chairman/Administrative Assistant

George started attending Saluda Church of God at the age of two years old. He began serving in the capacity of Sunday School Superintendent at the age of eighteen.  In the summer of 2008, a friend introduced George and Cecile, and it wasn't long before they were married.  George is now the Chairman of the Pastor's Council while Cecile serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor.  George and Cecile have two beautiful daughters, Leela and Rosa.  Their hope is, one day, to have a third child.  George and Cecile enjoy spending time with their family and also enjoy spending time with their church families. 

Rev. Derrick & Dianna Jones

Senior Pastor

George & Cecile Forrest

Council Chairman

Administrative Assistant

Our Pastor

Pastor Derrick and his lovely wife Dianna have served in some capacity of ministry for most of their lives.  Pastor Derrick is credentialed through the Church of God as an Ordained Bishop with his ministerial education coming through Lee University.  Pastor Derrick and Dianna have been married for twenty seven years.  They have three daughters;  LaCresta Jones Slivka (Husband DJ), Laura Jones, and Brittany Jones. They also have two dogs; Louie and Maggie.  But, the family member that has them both wrapped around their finger is their grand daughter, Brinley Marie. 

Our Worship/Media Pastor

Josh and Bethany joined the Saluda Church of God in 2013.  Josh became the Worship/Media Pastor for the Church in early 2014.  Bethany has served as the lead sound/media tech since 2014 and also teaches the Nursery Sunday School Class.  Josh is credentialed as an Exhorter in the Church of God, and holds a B.A. in Church Music and Music Theory from Newberry College.  Josh and Bethany have been married since 2012 and have a beautiful two-year-old daughter named Temmer who keeps them (and the entire church) on their toes!



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