Meet our Pastor
Chad Kelly

Pastor Chad Kelly seeks to spread his enjoyment of the beauty of Christ to others who will, likewise, seek to spread their enjoyment of the beauty of Christ to others! 

Chad has been in ministry for 28 years and pastored here at East Ellijay Baptist for the last 7 ½ years. He completed his B.A. in Bible with a Pastoral Ministries Minor at Columbia Bible College in 1993 and an M.A. Old Testament from Columbia Biblical Seminary in 1995. He later completed his M.Div. Equivalency through Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Chad and his wife, Betsy, have 6 children – 2 daughters and 4 sons. Chad enjoys turkey hunting, as well as hiking high in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado with Betsy.

Meet Our Staff

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Chad Kelly
  • Pastor
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Joe Hensley
  • Worship Leader/ Deacon
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Travis Greene
  • Sunday School Director

Meet Our Deacons

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Kyle Ray
  • Chairman of Deacons
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Andy Bradshaw
  • Deacon
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Ken Buffington
  • Deacon
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Don Callihan
  • Deacon
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Wes Clampitt
  • Deacon
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David Hensley
  • Deacon
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Joe Hensley
  • Worship Leader/ Deacon
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Bobby Lanning
  • Deacon
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David McArthur
  • Deacon
Tim mosley
Tim Mosley
  • Deacon
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Van Powell
  • Deacon
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Freddy Ray
  • Deacon