Judi Carlson

Judi Carlson

Director of Malachi’s Ministry

Judi Carlson serves as the Director of Malachi’s Ministry. You will find Judi assisting volunteers and clients and serving behind the scenes. Judi helps with volunteer coordination, finances, special projects and many additional administrative duties. “I have been volunteering for over 7 years, but it took no time at all for the community at Malachi’s to become a part of me. I am constantly amazed by the strength of our clients and dedication of our volunteers, and I always look forward to Wednesday.” She may be reached by email at malachis@stpat.net.

Julia Clark

Julia Clark

Interim Director of Children and Youth Ministries

Julia Clark is very excited to serve as the Interim Director of Children and Youth Ministries. Julia has a passion for working with children and youth, with a background working at Camp Mikell as a summer staffer, and is currently pursuing a degree in Elementary Education at Kennesaw State University. Julia is an alumni of our Youth Program at St. Patrick’s and holds a lot of space and love for our Youth. Julia can be reached by email at julia.clark@stpat.net or by phone at 770-455-6523.

Nicole Cone

Nicole Cone

Parish Administrator

Nicole Cone joined our staff in November of 2011. She holds an MBA from Florida State University and has a background in auditing and finance. She manages the financial and administrative functions of St. Patrick’s church office. Nicole and her husband, Jonathan, began worshiping at St. Patrick’s in 2010. Since then, they have welcomed two beautiful children into their family. 

When not at work, she and Jonathan love traveling and creating new adventures with their children.  Nicole volunteers at her children’s school regularly and she enjoys spending time with friends. She may be reached by email at nicole.cone@stpat.net or by phone at 770-455-6523.

Alison Forbes

Alison Forbes

Pastoral Care Facilitator

Alison joined the Staff at St. Patrick’s in 2019, after serving the previous two years as Senior Warden. She brings this rich experience (including graduation from the College for Congregation Development, sponsored by the Diocese of Spokane ) together with that gained during her career as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Parkinson’s disease and other Movement Disorders. This role continues to develop. The primary focus is with the care and nurture of the ministries in our FEED Pillar (Life in our Community).

Peter and Alison have been married for 30 years and have been blessed to live in London, Paris, back to London and now Atlanta during that time. They have one daughter who lives in the UK. Alison presently works part-time at Emory’s Sleep Center, as the Clinical Research Coordinator for RLS (Restless Legs Syndrome).

When she is not at St. Patrick’s or Emory, she loves hosting visitors, knitting, baking/jam & chutney making, travel, swimming and singing. She may be reached by email at alison.forbes@stpat.net or by phone at 770-455-6523.

Cowen Harter

Cowen Harter

Director of Communications

Cowen Harter joined our staff in October 2017. She is a trained educator who taught high school mathematics before stepping into school administration. She served as an Accountability Specialist for the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement and the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE). In 2013, she became the Director of Accountability at GaDOE and retired from full-time service in August 2015. She began part-time work as a Focus Schools Specialist for West Georgia Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA) and in January 2016, she started an educational consulting business, K-12 EDGE. As a consultant, Cowen continues to support schools, districts, and RESAs. 

Cowen joined St. Patrick’s in the spring of 1987 where she and her husband were married in 1988. Cowen also enjoys working out, traveling, beading, collaging, painting, and singing in the church choir. She may be reached by email at cowen.harter@stpat.net or by phone at 770-455-6523.

Nathan Medley

Nathan Medley

Director of Music

Nathan Medley juggles three careers as a music educator, international performing artist, and church music director. As a teacher, Nathan’s students have gone on to top colleges and conservatories, major world stages, and become notable recording artists. In recent years, he has been lauded as one of the leading younger-generation countertenors, with notable success internationally in concert and opera. Recent highlights include debuts with The Berlin Philharmonic under Sir Simon Rattle; San Francisco Symphony; London Symphony; Carnegie Hall; Los Angeles Philharmonic; English National Opera; Barbican, London; The Lucerne Festival; and the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam.  Nathan grew up in Karachi, Pakistan as the son of Presbyterian Missionaries and continues his passion for Christ today. Prior to joining the team at St. Patrick’s, he held church music jobs at Bethesda-By-Bay Lutheran, Cleveland; Trinity Episcopal, Houston; Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis; and Our Lady of Peace, Columbus (OH). Nathan is a graduate of Oberlin Conservatory with degrees in Vocal Performance and Historical Performance Practice. He may be reached by email at nathan.medley@stpat.net or by phone at 770-455-6523.