Pastor Nathaniel “Nat” Lee is a native of
and a graduate of
. He furthered his education by attending
A & M
receiving a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Political Science and St Leo University receiving a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree in Religion.
Upon graduation from
A & M
University he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army as a Transportation Officer. He attended many schools while in the military to include the prestigious Command and General Staff College in
Fort Leavenworth ,
Kansas where he received credits towards a Masters Degree in Military Studies. Pastor Lee advanced in the military and retired from the United States Army in June of 1995, as a Lieutenant Colonel with 20 years of distinguished service.
Pastor Lee was called to preach God’s Word in 1981, and lead congregations in
. He later became the Senior Pastor at
, the largest Baptist Congregations in
at that time.
Since leaving the armed services he has been employed by the 1996 Atlanta Olympics Committee in the area of Finance and Accounting; Clayton County School Board as a Paraprofessional, and Sun Trust Bank as a Loan Officer.
He was called by
to be their Senior Pastor in 1997. Since arriving, the church has witnessed tremendous growth in service attendance and membership. God has manifested His glory in the building of the Zion Community Center to support the local community for God. Completion of the Community Center is February 2011. There the AAU Basketball Team called “The Zion Knights” and several basketball teams will play to the glory of God.
He served on many boards and committees—The Flint River Association, a member of the Executive Board of SkipStone, Inc, Arts and literature in Henry County ( new Hampton library) Chaplin for the Hampton City Police Department, and works with Life Management Solutions, an organization that works to help keep youth from being incarcerated.
Pastor Lee has been happily married to the former Mona Lisa Hickman of Quincy, Florida for 35 years. From their love they have four beautiful children: Antonio (Tony) of Tallahassee, Florida; Dr. Natasha Lee—Graduate of Mercer University, with a Degree in Chemistry and The Medical College of Georgia in the School of Dentistry, and is now practicing dentistry at her own office in McDonough Georgia (Caring Touch Dentistry); Tyrone (Bauder College-graduate with Degree in Fashion Design) Founder of TYLee, Inc. he is currently attending Georgia State pursuing a degree in Graphic Design; Natoya (Toya) – she works as the office administrator for Caring Touch Dentistry. They have two grandsons, Andre of Virginia Beach Virginia & Anthony Lee of Tallahassa Florida.