Financial Secretary

Nita joined FUMC staff in 2017. She previously worked at Brevard Davidson River Presbyterian Church. After retiring she decided she missed the job. Nita takes care of paying the bills, recording offering, sending statements, etc. And most of all, keep us straight. We are happy to have Nita on our

Mike Holder

Mike came to Brevard in July 2012 after serving as Senior Pastor at First United Methodist Church- Asheboro for ten years.  He is a native of Waynesville, NC. He received his B.A. degree in Religion from Wofford College (1981) in Spartanburg, S.C., and his Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity

Lauren Sims-Salata

Lauren Sims-Salata, though a self-declared North Carolinian for life, was born and raised in Springfield, IL. She received her BS in Psychology and her BA in music from Southeast Missouri State University, her MM in Vocal Performance from UNC-Greensboro, and has just recently completed her M.Div at Duke University. While

Jamie Lancaster

As Administrative Assistant, Jamie Lancaster works closely with the pastors, staff, and general church membership. She...

Cindy Adams

Cindy is the Director of the Weekday Children’s Program which includes the school year half-day program for children aged walking ones through five. She supervises a staff of four lead teachers and four assistants as well as an Assistant Director. Cindy coordinates all program activities including outreach to the church

Rivers Smith

Rivers Smith grew up in King’s Mountain, North Carolina. He attended Appalachian State University on a Teaching Fellows and Music Scholarship, and then graduated from the University of North Carolina Charlotte in 1996. He has taught in Henderson and Transylvania Counties. In Transylvania County he began teaching at Brevard Academy

Kimberlee Dodson

As Director of Christian Education, Kim has the general pastoral oversight of programs for children K-5 and adults. In 2006 Kim started her second...

Timothy Shepard

As Director of Music and Organist, Tim oversees the music program of the church. This includes the adult, youth, and children’s choirs, and handbell...