Courtland Avenue Church of Christ is blessed with great leadership in the form of Elders & Evangelists. These men love the Lord and his word and it is clearly seen in the lives that they live. Ephesians 4:11-12 "And he gave some, apostles, and prophets, and some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers; for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ".
Walter McCall- Elder
Bro. Walter McCall obeyed the gospel in 1966 at a gospel meeting held by Brother Matthew Moore. He graduated from Brooks County High School, and later graduated from Valdosta Technical College. He was enlisted in the United States Navy for four years. He is presently retired as a USDA federal employee. He is married to the former Ernestine Simmons, and they have two daughters Angeanette and Alisa. His hobbies are studying his Bible and fishing, and as an Elder, he teaches various classes and encourages the saints at the local congregation.
Andrew Jackson, Sr.- Elder
Bro. AJ Jackson, Sr. is a retired tobacco Inspector for the United States Department of Agriculture.
He served in Vietnam and received an Honorable Discharge for his service. He is married to Deloris Jackson. Bro. Jackson continues to motivate others by teaching Sunday and Wednesday Bible classes for adults—young and old. He ensures that as a church, we continue to follow God's plan in our lives and strive to live our Christian lives as he desires.
Olgesby Jackson, Sr. - Elder
Bro. Oglesby Jackson Sr. has many years of experience as a classroom leader with great discipline skills. He is married to the former Sarah Wilson. He taught school for the Lowndes County School System for 30+ years until his retirement in 2007. He was drafted into the military in 1965 during the Vietnam Era Conflict and Dominican Republic Crisis and received an Honorable Discharge in 1972. He is best known for his solid knowledge of biblical doctrine and developing biblical leaders of the church.
Rozell Orr, Sr. - Evangelist
Bro. Rozell Orr, Sr. obeyed the gospel when he was 19 years old with the sermon being taught by his wife’s father, Johnnie McHellen. He graduated from Lowndes High School and entered in the Army where he became certified as a surgical technician. He has now been working with Valdosta Orthopedics Associates (VOA) for 13 years. Bro. Orr has been married to Caterina M. Orr for 26 years and have three children added to this union—Rozell Orr, Jr. (Jay), Jada N. Orr, and Justice M. Orr. Bro. Orr has worked steadfastly in the gospel where he served the youth at Newsome Street COC and later at Jackson Drive COC as he was hired as the youth minister and then was promoted to assistant minister as a reward for his labor. In August 2018, Bro. Orr was once again rewarded for his labor when he became the minister of Courtland Ave COC.