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Rev. Bill Britt

Bill Britt has served as the senior pastor of Peachtree Road since June, 2008.  He is a native of Thomaston, Georgia, and a graduate of Stetson University in DeLand, Florida (Bachelor in Arts), Candler School of Theology of Emory University (Master of Divinity), and United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio (Doctor of Ministry).

His previous appointments include Ebenezer UMC in Forsyth (1981-1984), associate minister at Trinity-on-the-Hill UMC in Augusta (1984-1988), Trinity UMC in Cartersville (1988-1997), and the First UMC in Athens (1997-2008).

Bill and his wife Wendie have two children, Sara and Will.  Sara is married to Diogo Pereira and they have two children, Lidia and Lucas.  Will is married to Gina Kim.  Bill enjoys playing golf, reading, and annual family vacations at the beach.


Weekly Messages


Welcome to the Table

March 22, 2019

Dear Peachtree Road Church Family,

I hope this note finds you doing well. There is so much happening at the church in the next few days that I want you to know about, but let me begin this week’s note by updating you on one of our major initiatives for the year.

We here at Peachtree Road are known for our warm, Southern hospitality. First-time worshipers regularly comment to me that they

In Pursuit of an Authentic Peace

March 8, 2019

Dear Peachtree Road Family,

I hope this note finds you well. I realize some in our congregation have been out of town the last week on spring break. We have missed you and hope to see all of you this Sunday at Peachtree Road.

As we move into the forty-day season of Lent, I am sensing a strong pull by the Holy Spirit for our church to be a community of faith

  • Bill preach crowd

I Love Each of You

March, 1 2019

Dear Peachtree Road Family,

The special called session of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church has ended. In the last hour of the final session, delegates approved the “Traditional Plan” offered by the Commission on the Way Forward. What that means is that the General Conference has upheld its prohibition of gay weddings officiated by United Methodist clergy or taking place in United Methodist churches as well as the

To Be with the People

February 22, 2019

Dear Peachtree Road Family,

I hope you are doing well.  At the close of this week’s note, I will offer you a prayer to pray in the coming for days, but first let me begin by sharing three new ministry initiatives we are undertaking for this year.  In last week’s sermon, I mentioned that one of the most important words in the English language is “with.”  In last week’s Gospel lesson

  • Youth Sunday

Move Into Deeper Waters

February 8, 2019

Dear Peachtree Road Family,

I hope this note finds you well. Last Sunday was Youth Sunday here at Peachtree Road, and our students led us well in worship – their enthusiasm was contagious, and 12 of our seniors offered inspirational testimonies of how their faith has grown through their participation in this ministry. (You may view their testimonies here.)

As I mentioned at the close of the 11:15 am service, each

  • Bill Shaking Hands

Bill’s Message – Impact & Initiatives


February 1, 2019

Dear Peachtree Road Family,

I hope this note finds you well.  Of course, the Super Bowl is set to be played right here in Atlanta, and the entire city is buzzing with excitement.  I am sure some of you will be attending the game, and many others will be watching at viewing parties throughout the community.  This promises to be a fun weekend.

However, the upcoming Super Bowl is not