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Cornelius Ponder began serving on the City Council January of 2018. He is a Moultrie native and a graduate of Colquitt County High School.
He attended Andersonville Theological Seminary and became the full-time pastor of Greater Newton Grove Cathedral and Dayspring Inspirational Church. Cornelius is also the Bishop of The REAL Church and Immanuel Praise Tabernacle.
Cornelius is an active member in the community and serves by volunteering on various committees including The Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee, The Chamber of Commerce Workforce & Small Business Committee, Moultrie Police Department Citizen’s Advisory Committee, The Serenity House, and The Moultrie Senior Center. For the past seven years, he has organized a homeless shelter that assists members of the community during inclement weather.
Cornelius currently owns Ponder Car Wash, a family-owned business that has served the community for 54 years. He and his wife, Kutana, have four sons.
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