The Salvation Army Gwinnett County Corps
3455 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30044
Phone: (770) 724-1677
For more information about the Gwinnett County Corps, visit: theloaf.org
Captains Analese and Paul Ryerson
Captain Paul Ryerson was commissioned as a Salvation Army officer in 2010 as a member of the “Prayer Warrior” session. Captain Analese Ryerson was commissioned in 2009 as a member of the “Witnesses for Christ” session. After spending one year in Beaumont, TX as a corps assistant, Analese was transferred to El Paso, TX to join her then new husband in ministry together. They have served in the following appointments: El Paso, TX, Dallas Pleasant Grove, TX, Bryan/College Station, TX, and currently Lawrenceville, GA.
Analese was born in Pittsburgh, PA but calls South Carolina home. She is a second- generation Salvationist. Paul grew up in Big Spring, TX and is a third-generation Salvationist. He is the first to become an officer in his family. Both are musicians and enjoy using their talents and skills for the advancement for the Kingdom of God.
Analese’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts from The Salvation Army School for Officer’s Training (Atlanta, GA). She also has a Bachelor in Practical Christian Ministry from Trevecca Nazarene University (Nashville, TN). Paul’s education includes a Bachelor of Arts from The Salvation Army School for Officer’s Training (Atlanta, GA) where he received two awards, the Sidney Cox Award and the Principal’s Award. He has a Bachelor in Practical Christian Ministry from Trevecca Nazarene University (Nashville, TN). Paul is also a member of the 47th Class of the Arrow Leadership Academy (Vancouver, BC).
Together they have two children, Joshua, 6, and Eleanor, 3. On any given day, you will find Josh playing Spiderman and Eleanor singing and dancing to anything she can get her hands on. Josh and Ellie are truly their pride and joy.
Captains Minkee and Grace Kim
Assistant Corps Officers
For more information or list of upcoming events, please visit The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County website.
Programs and Services
Home Sweet Home
Home Sweet Home seeks to reach out to newly homeless families or those at risk of imminent homelessness from Gwinnett, Clayton & Fayette Counties and lead them not only to stable housing and self-sufficiency, but also fully impact their lives in a positive and caring manner. Learn more!
Financial Emergency Services
Each day throughout Metro Atlanta, The Salvation Army Financial Emergency Services Centers provide emergency and life-sustaining assistance with food, clothing, rent/mortgage, utilities, school supplies and furniture to individuals and families facing a financial crisis. If you are currently facing a personal or financial crisis, you may schedule an appointment at The Salvation Army of Gwinnett County by calling (770) 724-1661. Hours are Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
To participate in this ministry, contact Roberta.Simmons-Smith@uss.salvationarmy.org.