Father Justin Allen
Father Justin Allen was born in St. Louis, MO and moved to Cherokee County as an adolescent. He is a graduate of Sequoyah High School, and
is currently working on his undergraduate degree in Christian Counseling. Justin has been a leader in the Transformation Series, the Alpha
)," the Living Waters program
), and Elijah House Ministries
). He has completed the Living Waters Leadership Training Course,
receiving credit as a certified instructor for the program. His passion throughout all these classes is small group ministry and counseling,
where he truly exercises his gift of exhortation. In 2001, he became a Licensed Liturgical Minister in the Charismatic Episcopal Church,
and was ordained as a deacon by the Most Reverend Bishop John Holloway on April 18, 2004. He was ordained as a Priest on November 20th, 2016
by the Most Reverend Bishop David Epps. He assists Father Stephen with the Catechism course, and is currently the church liturgist,
responsible for the preparation of the liturgy for each service. He is enrolled at St. Michael's Seminary working on his Masters of Theology
and is also working on a Christian Counseling Certification through Sarasota Academy of Christian Counseling.
Justin's hobbies include motorcycles and four-wheelers, woodworking and home improvement and volunteers with his son’s Scout troop.
Justin married Luanne Hilburn, a member of the Christ the Redeemer family, in February of 2003, and they live in Woodstock. Luanne is employed by
Datatrac Corporation where she is a Project Manager. She is a graduate of Georgia State University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration, and holds
an MBA from Campbell University. Luanne is also an active part of the church family, serving as leader of the Children’s Ministries and as the Volunteer
Church Administrator. They are parents of two children, Madelyn, age 14 and Seth, age 12.