ABOUT THE PASTOR
CHURCH: Aldersgate UMC in Starkville
CHURCH ADDRESS/TOWN: 820 Evergreen Street, Starkville
PASTOR’S BIRTHDAY: December 21
PASTOR’S HOMETOWN: Columbus, MS
PASTOR’S EDUCATION: Millsaps College, BA; The University of Mississippi, M.Div.; Candler School of Theology at Emory University
PASTOR’S STATUS WITH THE CONFERENCE: Elder in Full Connection
WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT THE CHURCH YOUR ARE SERVING? The people at Aldersgate are warm, caring individuals that care for one another and for all God’s people. We are very oriented toward the neighborhood, local missions and projects.
ABOUT THE CHURCH:
NAME OF THE CHURCH: Aldersgate UMC
ADDRESS/TOWN OF THE CHURCH: 820 Evergreen Street, Starkville
HOW MANY YEARS HAS THIS CHURCH BEEN WORSHIPING GOD TOGETHER? June 1960
HOW MANY IN REGULAR ATTENDANCE? 35 on Sunday mornings and 20 on Wednesday at Date@THE GATE – our mid-week meal, fellowship, study, music and prayer program
WHAT MINISTRIES IS THIS CHURCH KNOWN FOR? Aldersgate UMC is known for their generosity throughout the Starkville community. We recently partnered with CARE Ministries, a non-profit that provides low-vision and blind clients taped devotional materials. CARE now occupies two downstairs rooms at Aldersgate. We are very excited to be involved in such an important ministry to individuals with visual impairments.
See this feature in the November 6, 2016 edition of The Starkville District Newsletter at 11-4-16-newsletter