Our Team

The JUMC Staff is here for you. From greeting you over the phone or as you enter the facilities, providing information, assisting you through communication, leading ministries or putting you in contact with the appropriate people, the staff at JUMC welcome you and we want to help in any way we can.


Rev. Dr. David Greene

Senior Pastor

David is a lifelong Methodist who grew up at Lafayette Street UMC in Shelby, NC.  Prior to his appointment in Jamestown, in 2020, he served for four years in Salem, Newton, Gibsonville, Winston-Salem, and Kings Mountain, NC. David is a graduate of NC State University (BS, 1985), Emory University (MDiv, 1994), and Southern Methodist University (DMin, 2006).  After finishing at NC State, he served as a Sales Engineer for a Swiss textile machinery firm for six years.

David has served in a number of different roles in the Western North Carolina Conference. He is currently the Director of the Licensing School for Local Pastors.  He has served on the Board of Ordained Ministry, the Commission on the Status and Role of Women, and Congregational Development.  He participated in the Reynolds Program for Church Leadership and the Reynolds Leadership Academy for Evangelism and Discipleship.


Rev. Wendy Barnes

Minister of Faith Formation

As the Minister of Faith Formation, Wendy oversees the children’s ministry, the senior adult ministries, and adult Christian education at JUMC. She brings to the church’s ministry a passion for serving children and a desire to guide adults in their discipleship to Christ. Wendy also cares deeply about the church’s missional work, which she took up firsthand as an international missionary before her work in parish ministry. In her free time, she spends time with her husband (Josh), daughter (Catherine) and German Shepherd (Maya) hiking the mountains of North Carolina.

Ministry Leaders

  • Erin Betlej-Stockdale

    Director of Contemporary Worship & Digital Ministry

    Youth, College & Young Adult Ministries

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Music Ministry

  • Dr. Marc Foster

    Director of Music Ministries

    Director of Music Ministry


  • Dr. Catheryn Foster

    Contemporary Worship Music Leader

    Contemporary Worship Music Leader


  • Paige Matthews

    Music Ministries Assistant

    Music Ministry Assistant


  • Teresa Allred

    Children's Choir Director

    Children's Choir Director

  • Evan Petty

    Handbell Director

    Handbell Director

Administrative Staff

  • Dana Bird

    Office Administrator &

    Director of Communications

    Administration Assistant to Youth and Education Ministries

    Media & Communications Coordinator


Business Office

  • Shannon Craver

    Business Administrator

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  • Kim Crawford

    Financial Secretary

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  • Tammy Forrest

    Facilties Manager

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  • Al Furlow


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  • Barbara Davis


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Other Ministry Areas

  • ANgie Mangum

    Driector of Agape Cafe

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  • Emilee McCracken

    Church Hostess

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  • Martha Parrish

    Director of Jamestown United Methodist

    Preschool (JUMP)

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