ELDERS: At the Buford congregation we currently have 10 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.

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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…
Youth Minister (Feb. 2023)

Ben McGreevy

The elders are excited to announce that Ben McGreevy has accepted Buford’s invitation to work with our young people as our new Youth Minister beginning in February 2023! Ben has been the Youth Minister at South Gate church of Christ in Columbia, TN since 2018. Over the last four years, Ben has served on the board of two youth ministry conferences. He has also served on the board of Maury Christian Camp. Ben graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 2018…

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 BUILDINGS, OFFICE ADMIN, CARD MINISTRY Areas of Oversight: Benevolence, Buildings & Grounds, Medical Safety, Office Administration, Safety & Security, and Tracts

Brian Strickland

OVERSEES LOCAL MISSIONS, AMBASSADORS, KOREAN MINISTRY, GO&DO! MINISTRY, BIBLE CORRESPONDENCE Areas of Oversight: Local Missions, Ambassadors, Korean Ministry, GO&DO! Ministry and Bible Correspondence (Prison/Public)
Children and Young Families Minister

Craig Middleton

CHILDREN AND YOUNG FAMILIES MINISTER Craig Middleton began working with the Buford church of Christ on July 1, 2022, as the Children and Young Families Minister. He comes to us from the Aiken Church of Christ, in Aiken, South Carolina, where he served as the Pulpit Minister since 2013. Other areas of service were teaching adult Bible classes on Sunday and Wednesday, as well as Tuesday morning. Craig was involved in their worship live-stream, member communications, and directory production. His love…

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.