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Paula Southwell

Preschool and Children's Pastor


Paula and the rest of the Southwell clan, Joe, Lucy, Ben, and Gracie, moved to Greenville from Alabama in 2001.  They began worshipping at Mauldin First in June and joined the family in January of 2002.  After a couple of years serving as a member, Paula came on staff as Preschool Coordinator in 2004 and since then has also served as MCA director and Children’s Pastor.  She is passionate about discipling young children and equipping young parents to disciple in the home.


In her spare time, Paula enjoys family outings with her adult children, home groups with young families, costuming for a local theater, playing with her dog Rudy, and Netflix.


You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Isaiah 26:3