Helyn MayhewDirector of Finance
Helyn joined Douglasville First United Methodist in 1983 on a profession of faith. She has served the DFUMC in a number of capacities: Finance Committee, Treasurer, Sunday School Teacher, Youth Leader, and Bible Study Teacher. She came on staff in January, 2015 as the Financial Administrator. Helyn grew up in Douglas County. During her senior year at Douglas County High School, she met her future husband on a DFUMC youth trip. Helyn had been invited by a friend who was a member of the youth group. They began dating the next year when Helyn was a freshman at Georgia State University. Billy and Helyn were married at DFUMC in December 1979. They have two children, Emily and Nicholas. Both are married and Helyn is looking anxiously forward to becoming a grandparent.
Helyn worked most of her professional life as a CPA with a local accounting firm. She has a passion for helping small family businesses succeed and prosper. She views her role as the Financial Administrator as a ministry to provide the staff and membership with the necessary information and support for effective ministry.
Helyn pursues many hobbies. She reads voraciously. She and her sister make and sell pottery. She also likes to play tennis and walk.