Pastor Jacquelin Ratliff is a native of Houston, Texas. She has a passion for studying, preaching and teaching the word of God. Her love for God’s people and compassion for the lost can be seen throughout her life and ministry. Jacquelin is committed to the centrality of the Gospel, the doctrines of grace, relevant expository preaching, and authentic, multi-generational community. Her desire is that we become a people of grace, changing the identity of our community for Christ. Pastor Jacquelin has a B.S. from Mercer University with a concentration in counseling and a Master of Divinity from Emory’s Candler School of Theology.
As a lifelong Methodist, Jacquelin works faithfully in both the district and conference. Over the years, Jacquelin has served on the Atlanta Roswell District Strategic Planning Committee, served as At-large District Delegate, Housing and Homeless Council, the Discipleship Committee as well as the Outreach/Missions Committees of the North Georgia Annual Conference.
As a business professional for seventeen years with the Georgia General Assembly, Pastor Jacquelin brings forth a wealth of administrative, business and marketing experience to the United Methodist Church. With her background and the ability to build bridges between all groups of people, God has prepared her for such a time as this within the United Methodist Church.
She and her husband Marquis are the proud parents of their daughter, Megan Ratliff-Bell.