ELDERS: At the Buford congregation we currently have 7 elders that oversee the functioning of the church and our membership (Acts 20:28; 1 Timothy 3:1-7, Titus 1:5-9). Email the Eldership: elders@bufordcoc.com

DEACONS: Below you will see many men serving the Buford church family in many different ways, leading in a Deacon role. We encourage you to contact them directly to see how you can get involved in their ministries. (1 Timothy 3:8-13)

MINISTERS: Our Ministers provide encouragement, provide classes and sermons for individual and congregational Spiritual growth. Please let them know how they might help with your walk with God. They are available for personal Bible studies and counseling.

  • You may use the sort by Group option located above right to find specific ministries or leadership groups.

COORDINATORS: Several of our ministries are led by men willing to lead in a coordinator role. Contact them directly to get involved in these ministries. View contact information


Ben Hogan

MINISTER OF EVANGELISM The Buford church of Christ is a mission-minded congregation that not only looks to the foreign fields but local ones in our community. In 2018, Ben Hogan was hired to assist our congregation’s efforts to reach out to the community as our Minister of Evangelism. Ben grew up in Athens, Alabama attending the West Hobbs Street church of Christ. He has known he wanted to preach the Gospel since 2005, when he was baptized and preached his…

Billy Blake

OVERSEES Lads to leaders convention & PAYROLL Oversees Lads to Leaders Convention as a part of our Buford Leadership Training (BLT) for grades K-12th. Contact Billy to get involved with convention. He processes Payroll for the staff.

Bob Conolty

OVERSEES ADMINISTRATION, BUILDINGS Areas of Oversight: Church Administration, Buildings & Grounds, Technology, Card Ministry, Evangelism, Community Outreach and Sonflower Preschool Liaison

Chad Allen

OVERSEES 5TH-8TH GRADE TEENS & WORSHIP SONG LEADERS Oversees Youth Devotionals and Events. Contact Chad to get involved in this age group. Let him know if you are interested in leading singing during worship.
Duke Allen

Duke Allen

OVERSEES CHURCH EVENTS AND FELLOWSHIP, Widows and Widowers If you are interested in helping with Fellowship event setup/clean-up, planning and other needs or to assist our Widows and Widowers, please see Duke.