Our Staff


Rev. Frank Windom

Rev. Windom is a graduate of Georgia State University and Candler School of Theology, Emory University.  He is a retired member of the North Georgia Annual Conference but is still active in the ministry.  He has extensive experience in missions and pastoral care and is excited about ministry here at AP.  Frank is married to Reverend Nora Colmenares, who is an ordained deacon working with the Board of Global Ministries in The Center for Mission Innovation.


Mary Lynn Darden
Accompanist/Choir Director

Mary Lynn Darden comes to Avondale Pattillo UMC with many years of experience in church music, having most recently served as Organist/Choir Director at Stewart Avenue UMC in Atlanta. She has served as Assistant Music Director at North Avenue Presbyterian Church in Atlanta and as Organist at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church in Lilburn. Mary Lynn also served as a music missionary in Brazil through the Presbyterian Church (USA). She holds a Bachelor Music Degree in Organ Performance and has studied Church Music at Southern Methodist University and Piano Pedagogy/Music Theory at Georgia State University. Mary Lynn works as Executive Assistant to the President of Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur. She has two feline children, Raven and Bella, and enjoys reading and re-watching episodes of Downtown Abbey.

Alicia Long
Office Manager

Bio coming soon!