Our Pastors & Staff


A lifelong United Methodist with aspirations to serve God in the best way possible as a servant leader. Even though I am Southern by birth, my mind, heart, soul, and passion rest with our conference and its continued call to thrive as part of Christ’s body. As part of The United Methodist Church we all are to reach out in Christ’s name, bringing the good news to all. more


“I strongly believe in and focus on community outreach through the ministry of presence, authenticity, genuine care and Christ-like love, while underscoring the outward understanding of Christian ministry as such.” more


EDMUND NEEDHAM, Director of Music

Born into a musical family, the son of a swing band leader and jazz singing mother, Edmund Needham’s musical training started at an early age. more


PAT RUSH, Office Manager

After spending 20 years in Florida raising her two children, Pat moved to Port Washington to be closer to her family. more



NANCY SUTHERLAND,  Youth Education Director

“I believe our Sunday school kids are the future of our church. It’s a honor, a challenge, and a joy to serve them.” more