Meet Our Staff


Don Adams

Director of Evangelism and Dsicipleship

Josh Echols

I grew up in Gray, Georgia and went to high school at Jones County High School. I have an undergraduate degree from Valdosta State University in Religious Studies, and am currently pursueing a Masters of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. I married my wife, Jordan, in 2017 and we currently live in Dublin with our two dogs, Beau and Bailey.

Administrative Assistant

Dotte Thacker

Associate Pastor / Childrens

Kim Dixon

I grew up in Birmingham, Alabama then moved to Atlanta, Georgia when I was in High School. My undergraduate degree is from Georgia Southern University (Special Education) and eventually I added my Early Childhood education degree. Bucky and I married and made our home in Gordon, Georgia until 2003 when we moved to Dublin and joined Pine Forest United Methodist Church. We have 3 sons: Walker, Garrett and Brayden. I have been involved with the children’s ministry since 2005. It’s a tremendous blessing to watch children grow in their faith and to help them learn more about Jesus here at Pine Forest! 

Director of Youth Ministries

Jordan Echols

I grew up in Dublin, Georgia and attended Trinity Christian School. My undergraduate is in Health Education from Georgia College and State University. I also received my Masters Degree in Public Health from Georgia College and State University in 2017. All while continuing my education, I worked at churches in youth and college ministries. It is there that I discerned my call to student ministry, and began to pursue that call in my life. My husband, Josh, and I got married in 2017 and now live in Dublin with our two dogs, Beau and Bailey.

Financial Secretary

Nancy Stinson

As the Financial Secretary, I track and manage the assets of Pine Forest. What I like best about my job are the people of Pine Forest. I love gardening, reading and bridge. I have been at Pine Forest since December of 1999. My husband, Jimmy, and I have an adult daughter, Kristen (Mrs. Ryan McClung), who lives in Lewisburg, WV with two of the most intelligent and beautiful grandchildren ever placed on this earth!