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OUR STAFF

Annette Houtz

Administrative Director

Annette Houtz is the Administrative Director at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church and has been employed since 2002. Previously she was employed at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church in Lilburn for 7 years. A native of the Pennsylvania Dutch country she and her husband have lived in the Lawrenceville area for 40 years.

Annette Houtz is active in the Administrative Personnel Association (APA) of the Presbyterian Church (USA) since 2002. She is a Certified Church Administrator and has APA Certification in Levels I, II and III and a Certificate of Polity.

Annette and her husband are members of the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville and she has served in many ministry areas of the church. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family, especially her three grandchildren.

Hunter McGee

Director of Music

Hunter McGee is the Director of Music at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, overseeing and directing all music ensembles at LPC, including the Chancel Choir, Handbell Choir, and Lawrenceville Community Orchestra since 2016. He also serves as the piano and organ accompanist for all services. Hunter has been a lifelong member of LPC.

Additionally, McGee serves as the Director of Bands at Riverwatch Middle School in Suwanee, Georgia. Under his direction, the Riverwatch Symphonic Band performed at the 2022 Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) In-Service Conference and is a two-time recipient of the GMEA Exemplary Performance Award (2019 & 2022). He has also worked extensively with the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony, serving as the Percussion Coordinator from 2013-2020. McGee has performed in Walt Disney Concert Hall (LA), Carnegie Hall (NYC), Severance Hall (Cleveland), the New World Center (Miami), and the Music Center at Strathmore.

McGee graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia, where he was a percussion student of Timothy K. Adams and Kimberly Toscano Adams. While completing his Bachelors of Music Education, he performed with the UGA Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Wind Symphony, and Percussion Ensemble, including a performance at the GMEA In-State Conference and recording sessions with the Hogdson Wind Ensemble. Prior to his appointment at Riverwatch, Mr. McGee served as Director of Bands at Dacula Middle School. He also served as Director of Percussion at Lakeside High School (Atlanta) from 2014-2017. McGee arranges and composes music for various organizations in the Metro-Atlanta area. Professional affiliations include NAfME, GMEA, NBA, and PAGE.

Akosua Asantewaa

Nursery Attendant

Akosua Asantewaa comes from Ghana in West Africa in a town called Osramani in Kete-Krachi District of Oti Region. Her father was from the Ashanti Region and her mother was from Oti Region in Ghana. She completed high school in Ghana and her profession became baking bread. She also was a seamstress and a hairdresser apprentice before immigrating to the United States in November of 2016.
Akosua became an American citizen and is married to Raphael Kofi Mensah from Ghana on April 23, 2014. Raphael is one of the Elders at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church. Akosua currently serves as the nursery attendant at the church.

Along with being married to Raphael, they are parents to three strong boys that they consider to be blessings from God. Their names are Samuel, Prince and Saviour.

Akosua is very kind, frank, sincere with integrity, dedicated, committed, loyal, polite, ready to share and help the needy, but above all she is God fearing.