Rev. Bobby Ellisor

Rev. Bobby Ellisor is the son, grandson, and great grandson of Methodist ministers.  He was raised in Mobile, Alabama. Prior to his appointment as the new pastor of Cokesbury, Rev. Ellisor served as Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Brewton, Al., after having served…

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Rev. Josh Blount

Josh grew up in Montgomery, AL, and has since lived across the southeast working in college ministry with CRU and The Wesley Foundation. He felt the call to ministry in High School during a youth group meeting. He started ministry after attending the University of Alabama, where he studied…

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Support Staff


Dawn’s love for the church family has guided her ministry at Cokesbury with over 15+ years of experience.  As a Children’s Ministry Assistant, Dawn later became the Director of Children’s Ministry and eventually assumed her current position of Director of Children and Student Ministries. Dawn creates and designs programming and…

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Andrew “Drew”

Drew is the contemporary worship leader.  He is a born again grateful believer in our Lord Jesus Christ.  Drew is married to his beautiful wife, Jenny, father of 3 grown children and grandfather of 4 precious little ones who call him Pop Pop.  Drew loves the Lord, family, and…

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Kathy grew up in the Pensacola area and is glad to be back close to family. She is excited to serve as the Director of Children’s Ministries, a role that brings joy to her heart. From previous positions, Kathy has seven years of children’s ministry experience in Alabama and…

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“So anyway, there I was…..” is a Johnny catchphrase when he started in the Navy (that’s another story!)  In the Navy, he was a crewman trained to find Russian submarines out of large airplanes.  Later, he flew in helicopters, still looking for subs but largely as a rescue swimmer…

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Joe has been married for 46 years and has 3 children and 6 grandchildren.  He says his time working with Cokesbury has been a Godsend.  He loves the people and is so grateful for the church.

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Children's Center


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