The Rev. Pam Driesell

Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA) (PCUSA)
Organization: Trinity Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, GA

The Rev. Pam Driesell became the fourth Senior Pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, in October 2010. Prior to accepting the call to Trinity Church, Pam led the organization of a new church in Oconee County, Georgia, a fast growing county adjacent to Athens-Clarke County with a mix of long-time rural residents and many newer members of the University of Georgia faculty and administration community. With seed money for her salary and the purchase of land, she began to work with small gatherings in her living room. She led the congregation to a successful chartering with 115 members after two years in the field.

Pam has served on numerous councils and commissions and currently serves as the moderator of the Tri-Presbytery New Church Development Commission and as an advisory council member of the Princeton Institute for Youth Ministry.

Pam earned her Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, where she was awarded the James T. Galloway Prize in Expository Preaching. She holds a master of liberal studies degree from Hollins University and a bachelor of science with academic honors from James Madison University.

Pam has two sons, Ty and Walker.


Day1 Weekly Programs by The Rev. Pam Driesell

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Who Wants to Be an Evangelist?

Tuesday January 14, 2014
In her sermon on John 1:29-42, the Rev. Pam Driesell offers insights into what evangelism really is about--including paying attention and giving voice to manifestations of God's love in our own lives, and encourages us to let our lives shine with the loving light of Christ.

Beyond Bunnies and Jelly Beans

Tuesday April 19, 2011
In her Easter message based on John 20, the Rev. Pam Driesell says, "Easter is not a promise that your business or family or the church or the world will be 'like it used to be,' or even that your pulse will go on beating forever. It is a promise that the power that gave you a pulse will never, ever abandon you."

The Whole Story

Tuesday April 12, 2011
The Rev. Pam Driesell explores Paul's hymn to Christ's humility (Phil 2:5-11). "The mind of Christ was not to seek suffering for suffering's sake. It was not to accept injustice as a passive bystander. It was not to turn a blind eye to victims of disaster, disease, or oppression. It was to take up the suffering that would lead to new life.

Video by The Rev. Pam Driesell

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Pam Driesell: We Are the Church

Wednesday June 05, 2013
The Rev. Pam Driesell offers a powerful word about the mission and identity of the church in the 21st century at a recent Day1 Prayer Breakfast.