Celebrating Our New Lead Pastor, Rev. Dr. Nora Colmenares!

Dear Nett Church Family,
We are thrilled to announce and celebrate the appointment of our new lead pastor, Rev. Dr. Nora Colmenares! We invite you to join us in celebrating her throughout the month of July with a series of fun and special activities. Let’s come together to support and get to know Rev. Dr. Nora as she steps into her new role.

Meet Rev. Dr. Nora Colmenares

Rev. Dr. Nora Colmenares was born and raised in Venezuela. She holds two master’s degrees in New Testament and Theology from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary and Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, a Doctorate of Ministry from Drew University, and a graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management and Social Enterprise from Georgia State University.

For the past four years, Rev. Dr. Colmenares has served as the Executive Pastor of The Nett Church. Prior to that, she was a Senior Manager with the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, focusing on mission engagement, congregational strategy, and community engagement. She also spent over a decade as Associate Director of the Office of New Church Development of the North Georgia Conference, developing new ministries with immigrant communities, and as Associate Director of Wesley Community Center in Atlanta.

Nora is passionate about developing multicultural, multiethnic churches, learning in community, and creating spaces to cross societal barriers and build relationships. She is married to Rev. Frank Windom (ret.), and they have three adult daughters and a grandson.

Fun Facts About Nora:

  1. Adventurer: I love adventure experiences like ziplining, white water rafting, hot air ballooning, fly fishing, sailing, skiing, whale watching, flying in an open cockpit biplane, and helicopter rides.
  2. Traveler and Reader: I enjoy traveling, reading, and cooking.
  3. Chocolate Lover: I have a particular fondness for dark chocolate.

Celebratory Events in July:

  • Ice Cream Social: Sunday, July 14th at the Berkmar Campus at 12 PM
  • Coffee and Pastries: Sunday, July 21st at the Bethesda Campus from 8:45 - 9:15 AM
  • Cupcakes After Dinner: Sunday, July 21st at the Norcross Campus, AT The Table

Let’s show our support and excitement as we welcome Rev. Dr. Nora Colmenares into her new leadership role. We are eager to see how God will use her passion and leadership to bless The Nett Church.
The Nett Board and Staff