Rev. Karen H. Whitaker

Senior Pastor Rev. Karen H. Whitaker is the senior pastor at Epworth, appointed to our church in 2015. She is … Read More >>

Rev. Dr. Sangwoo Kim

Pastor of Spiritual Formation Bishop Hope Morgan Ward appointed Sangwoo Kim to Epworth UMC in July 2016. Sangwoo earned his … Read More >>

Rev. Amanda Wilson

Amanda came to Epworth in November 2016 as Coordinator of Children’s Ministries. She is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, … Read More >>

Meg Hemingway Bass

Financial Manager Meg was born in Elizabethtown, NC to long-time Epworth members, Pat and John (Alden) Hemingway. She attended Epworth … Read More >>

Dona Gamble

Administrative Secretary Dona Gamble was born in Fitzgerald, Georgia. After graduating from The University of Georgia, teaching 5th grade, and marrying Don, she … Read More >>

Carie Dupree

Youth Coordinator Thank you for welcoming me into your church family! I am blessed to be with you as the … Read More >>

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Leigh Furman

Epworth Preschool Director Leigh joined us as Preschool Director in July 2017. She moved to Durham in 2002 and started … Read More >>

David Lewis

Director of Music Ministries David Lewis has over 12 years of experience in serving church music ministries.  He was the … Read More >>

Theresa Shebalin

Nursery Coordinator Theresa grew up in Florida but considers Durham “home.” She moved to the Triangle area in 2001 to … Read More >>