Director of Youth Ministries
Sally Paris Benton is the Director of Youth Ministries at St. Catherine’s Episcopal Church.
Growing up in Marietta, Sally received a degree in Psychology and Religious Studies from Kennesaw State University. In school, she had a Lilly internship though The University of the South doing youth ministry at St. Columba’s in Sewanee. After graduating, she served at Christ Episcopal Church in Kennesaw as their Director of Religious Education where she coordinated children’s, youth, and young adult formation. Currently she is still serving with the Diocese of Atlanta as the Campus Missioner at Kennesaw State University.
Sally is very involved in Diocesan ministry. She is currently serving as the Lay Director of Happening in Atlanta as well as the National Happening Committee. She enjoys forming relationships with youth and their families at St. Catherine’s as well as developing connections with youth and adults who work with youth across country. She is an extrovert who has too much fun at church events and loves interacting with the people she loves.
Sally and her husband, Wallace, live in Woodstock. Wallace is the Director of Youth Ministries at St. David’s in Roswell. They both love being with young people and walking their journey of faith with them. They enjoy hiking, exploring, and binge-watching shows on Netflix! They just adopted a puppy, so make sure to ask how Bishop Benton is doing!