Clairmont's Staff
Reverend Megan Johnson, Pastor

Welcome Clairmont's Newly Installed Pastor,
Rev. Megan Johnson

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Duey Neil, Director of Music and Worship
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Duey Neil is a Michigan Native, but spent the last 9 years as Director of Contemporary Music at Village Presbyterian Church in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. Duey was a Young Life Area Director for 15 years prior to working in church music ministry. His wife Marilyn and he have three grown children and a new, adorable grand child. Duey has degrees from Michigan State University and Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. In his free time he gets lost on the highways of the greater Atlanta area- sometimes even on purpose.

Vernon Kimbro - Organist and Choir Director

Vernon Kimbro is a native of Atlanta, GA. After graduating from Northside High School, an Atlanta Public School, he went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Georgia State University. He also has a Masters Degree in School Leadership from Troy State University. Vernon has been involved in Church Music all his life. He even started with a Boy Scouts Choir during his teenage years as an Eagle Scout and has directed a number of Church Choirs across denominations in the Atlanta area. He is a twenty-five year Retired Teacher from Fulton County Schools  He is happy to be a part of the Clairmont family and hopes to use his gifts to enhance Worship and develop the choir in a like manner as those who preceded him. Vernon's door is always open and enjoys talking to those who would love to come and be a part of the Choir. "Music is Life"!!!

Debbie Miller, Director of Activities
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Debbie is in charge of the vibrant Activities Ministry that takes place in the Family Life Center. She oversees the various sports leagues, dance and aerobics classes, and summer camps that take place on campus during the year. On top of all that, she's a former Olympic basketball player!

Barbara Powers, Director of Preschool and Kindergarten
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Barbara has been the Director of our weekday preschool and kindergarten since 1984. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in early childhood education from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She particularly enjoys joining her staff as an educator, teaching the children music. She is an active member at Clairmont and is especially involved with the music ministry, singing in the choir, playing violin in the string ensemble, and ringing handbells. She and her husband Chuck have three grown children and three awesome grandchildren.

Hallie Sway, Financial Secretary
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Hallie is our Financial Secretary. She brings years of experience in bookkeeping and more recently in church finance. Her workweek is divided among three churches. Her favorite thing is spending time with her granddaughter who, with her parents, lives in Denver.

Alexis Antoine-Pierre - Business Administrator

Alexis Antoine-Pierre was born and raised in Houston, Texas until the age of 9 when she and her family moved to Mobile, Alabama to be closer to family. If you are curious as to how she ended up with two French last names, it is because her father is a Louisiana Créole and her husband, James Pierre, is Haitian.

Alexis holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education. She has 13 years of teaching experience and 7+ years of administration experience and is committed to being a lifelong learner.

Her hobbies include sudoku, puzzles, cycling, Zumba, singing, playing bass guitar, and decorating. Things that bring her the most joy and gratification are studying the Bible with people, leading in praise and worship, collecting incredibly unique seashells from the beach, exploring new hiking trails with her husband, and playing with children and energetic puppies.

Elisabeth Lloyd - Administrative Assistant

Elisabeth Lloyd was born and raised in Fort Wayne, IN. After graduating from Purdue Fort Wayne in 2007 with a degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision, she and her husband Tim moved to Decatur, GA so that he could attend Candler School of Theology. Upon completion of seminary in 2010, Tim and Elisabeth were given the opportunity to birth a new church. Eastside United Methodist Church has kept them busy for 12 years. Elisabeth and her husband have three children ranging from 6  to 11 and an ornery goldendoodle. Lloyd family hobbies include hiking, biking and kayaking.

Linda Massey, Director of Communications                             
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Linda Massey has worked at Clairmont for 25+ years. She retired 6 years ago, but has come out of retirement to be the Director of Communications.  She will telecommute until December 2022.  She is the mom of two daughters, Kristine Hall (Kenny) and Laura Jensen (Rev Ryan) and three delightful grandchildren, Camille, Knox, and Olivia. 

Elisa Kaputo, Director of Children and Youth
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Elisabelle Kaputo, aka Elisa, was born and raised in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She moved to Atlanta in 2015. She attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she got her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture. She took a year off from school and worked for an architecture firm in Atlanta before joining the Columbia Theological Seminary community (CTS). She is pursuing her education in the Master of Art in Practical Theology program with a concentration in Educational Ministry.


Her hobbies include making digital arts, drawing, painting, taking pictures, singing, taking care of kids, hiking, walking in a park, and decorating. She enjoys traveling and exploring new cities, and she loves adventures. She is grateful for her amazing parents and her three siblings.