Meet The Team

Ben Mayfield

Director of Student Ministries

Ben Mayfield was an active part of the Student Ministry staff at Dahlonega UMC before feeling called into vocational ministry. Ben is a former Middle School teacher and brings a great deal of expertise in middle grades education to the Student Ministry team. He has been a part of Cumming First UMC since March 2017. 

Jake Riggs

Modern Worship

Jake is a native of Cumming, GA and began his ministry at Cumming First UMC as a worship leader for the Student Ministry. In 2013 Jake was called to serve as Worship Leader for the 9:51 service on Sunday mornings. He and his wife Anna, along with their son Liam, have been a part of CFUMC since 2012.

Emily Joyner

College Intern

Emily Joyner is a student at the University of North Georgia, where she is apart of the leadership team for the Wesley Foundation. Emily wanted to lead students in the way she was lead growing up. Emily has been with CFUMC since October 2019.