our staff

Please email info@ccpdalton.org with general questions about our church.

  • REV. ERIC D. GEIL

    Senior Pastor

    egeil@ccpdalton.org


    Pastor Eric grew up in Raleigh, NC and started following Jesus Christ in high school. He is married to Maxine and is the proud father of Daniel, Molly, and Riley. He has served churches in California, N. Ireland, North Carolina, Illinois, and Georgia.

  • WAYNE WILSON

    Director of Music Ministries

    wwilson@ccpdalton.org


    Wayne is the Director of Music Ministries. He graduated from Samford University and is married to Bettye Jo. He has 5 children, 13 grandchildren, and enjoys woodworking, the outdoors, and proclaiming Jesus through music.


  • RYAN COBB

    Director of Youth Ministries

    rcobb@ccpdalton.org


    Ryan Cobb joined the ChristChurch staff in 2006, and has served as Director of Youth Ministries since 2007. He holds a B.A. in Youth Ministry/Bible & Religion from King College in Bristol, TN. A native of Durham, NC, Ryan is married to Rachel and has two daughters, Lilly and Hannah. 

  • ELIZABETH NICKLES

    Director of Children & Family Ministries

    enickles@ccpdalton.org


    Elizabeth Nickles joined our staff in August of 2012. She graduated from Presbyterian College with a B.A. in Religion and Christian Education with a focus in Family Ministry. She grew up in Greenville, SC where her family still lives.

    She enjoys volunteering in Dalton elementary schools, teaching bible studies, and family game nights.  

  • CADE WOMACK

    Director of Recreational Ministries

    cwomack@ccpdalton.org


    Cade Womack moved from East Texas to Dalton his Junior year of high school. He graduated from GC&SU and serves in the U.S. Army Reserve. He has been the Director of Recreation since 2016. 


  • KENT BOYD

    Assistant Director of the Recreation Place

    kboyd@ccpdalton.org


    Kent is a native of Dalton, GA. He is the Assistant Director of The Recreation Place and also manages Common Ground Coffee Shop.

  • JULIA RAY

    Director of Child Development Center

    christschool@ccpdalton.org


    Julia is the Director of ChristSchool and has been employed by ChristChurch for 13 years.

  • JAN PARSONS

    Assistant Director of Child Development Center

    jparsons@ccpdalton.org


    Jan is the Assistant Director of ChristSchool. Jan has been an employee of ChristChurch for 15 years in the Child Care area.

  • KRISTI THOMAS

    Administrative Associate & Communications

    kthomas@ccpdalton.org


    Kristi Thomas is a native of Dalton, Georgia. She graduated from Dalton State College with a B.B.A. in Marketing in 2015 and has been working at ChristChurch in the roll of Administrative Assistant/Communications since 2016. 


  • PHYLLIS SPAHN

    Rapha House Staff

    phyllis@theraphahouse.org


    Phyllis is a longtime ChristChurch member. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered/Licensed Dietitian. Phyllis is the Director of The Rapha House Counseling Ministry and works with individuals, couples and families to find emotional and spiritual healing. 

  • AARON SHANER

    Rapha House Staff

    aaron@theraphahouse.org


    Aaron holds a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Harding University. A focus of Aaron’s work is relationship counseling and he can help with difficulties that exist in marriage, parent-child dynamics, or other personal relationships.

  • SHERRY DICKSON

    Rapha House Staff

    sherry@theraphahouse.org


    Sherry Dickson is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is dedicated to helping children, adolescents, and individuals on a wide variety of issues.  

  • LILLIAN BARNWELL

    Rapha House Staff

    lsbarnwell@hotmail.com


    Lillian Barnwell is a Dalton native. She joined the Rapha House Counseling Center in 2017. Lillian is a licensed professional counselor, has a national certification in Master Addiction Counselor, and is a Certified Professional Clinical Supervisor. She received her masters in Counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

  • EMILY STIGILE

    Rapha House Staff

    emily@theraphahouse.org


    Emily’s passion is to equip her clients with practical tools to overcome their present circumstances and live full and meaningful lives. She enjoys working with adults, adolescents, children, and engaged/newly married couples. She utilizes a holistic approach to therapy, integrating mental, emotional, biological, and spiritual components to ensure treatment of the whole person.