Our Staff

The congregation and staff of Swansboro United Methodist Church are committed to reaching out with the love of Christ to embrace and assist all God's people. Our commitment begins in our community and extends around the world. The generous giving of the church fills many special needs and provides ongoing support for ministries designed to tangibly share the love of Christ. Our church is committed to being a spiritual home for all who seek Christ now and in the generations to come.


Pastor Scott Dodson
Lead Pastor
PastorScott@SwansboroUMC.org


Pastor Crystal DesVignes
Pastor of Discipleship
PastorCrystal@SwansboroUMC.org

Pastor Ron Gurganus
Pastor of Visitation
VisitationPastor@SwansboroUMC.org


Pastor Andrew Harper
Director of Student Ministries
FamilyMinistries@SwansboroUMC.org

Mr. Merle Epperson
Director of Music Ministries
Music@SwansboroUMC.org

Mr. Brandon Armstrong
Director of Contemporary Worship
BeaconWorship@SwansboroUMC.org


Ms. Carol Ferry
Financial Administrator
Finance@SwansboroUMC.org
Open office hours: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Mon - Thu


Ms. Anne Turnage
Office Manager /Administrative
Assistant
AdminAssistant@SwansboroUMC.org

Mr. Michael Taylor
Pianist/Organist
AmmahPoppi@ec.rr.com


Mr. Bill Cunningham
Facility Technician
BCunningham@SwansboroUMC.org

Ms. Becky Dorris
Child Care & Preschool Director
ChildCare@SwansboroUMC.org
910.326.3711


Ms. Vicki Babner
Child Care & Preschool Assistant Director
VBabner@SwansboroUMC
910.326.3711


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MinistersAll Church Members
 
Lead PastorPastor Scott Dodson
910.326.4822, ext. 317
PastorScott@SwansboroUMC.org
Pastor of Discipleship Pastor Crystal DesVignes
910.326.4822, ext. 316
PastorCrystal@SwansboroUMC.org
Visitation Pastor
Pastor Ron Gurganus

VisitationPastor@SwansboroUMC.org
Director of Student Ministries
Pastor Andrew Harper
910.326.4822, ext. 321
FamilyMinistries@SwansboroUMC.org
Director of Music MinistriesMr. Merle Epperson910.326.4822, ext. 320Music@SwansboroUMC.org
Director of Contemporary Worship
Mr. Brandon Armstrong
910.326.4822, ext. 323
BeaconWorship@SwansboroUMC.org
Financial Administrator
Ms. Carol Ferry
910.326.4822, ext. 315
Finance@SwansboroUMC.org
Office Manager /
Administrative Assistant
Ms. Anne Turnage 910.326.4822, ext. 314
AdminAssistant@SwansboroUMC.org
Pianist/OrganistMr. Michael Taylor
AmmahPoppi@ec.rr.com
Audio/Video Technician/Operator
Mr. Steve Dyer
910.333.5260
 
Child Care Director
Ms. Becky Dorris
910.326.3711
Childcare@SwansboroUMC.org
Child Care Assistant Director
Ms. Vicki Babner
910.326.3711
VBabner@SwansboroUMC.org
Facility Technician
Mr. Bill Cunningham

BCunningham@SwansboroUMC.org




District SuperintendentRev. Linda L. Taylor

SUMC is part of the Sound District in NC
Resident BishopRev. Hope Morgan Ward