Rob Rollins Rob began his ministry as pastor of Murphy First UMC in July of 2012. He holds degrees from Wingate University, UNC-Greensboro and Duke University Divinity School. He is married to June, a watercolor artist and teacher and has two grown children. They have found the community of Murphy and First UMC to be a warm and inviting place. They look forward to many years here and hope to make contributions to the greater Murphy area. Rob is a native North Carolinian and is proud of that distinction and to now call Murphy home.
Suzanne West Suzanne is our music minister. She leads 13 choirs in our church as well as the newly-formed drama group and community handbell group. She is also the pianist for Mountain Community Chorus and Peacock Playhouse as well as for several of our local high schools during competitions.
Kevin Crouch Kevin is our "sound guy" who gets us out over the airwaves and internet on Sundays. He also sets up all the sound equipment for each service and special events. He works with Suzanne for choirs and special music performances not only for sound but also lighting. Erik Brinke and Bill Vespasain often assist Kevin and work in his place when Kevin is away.
Jean Parker Jean, along with her husband John, are our custodians. They have been with us quite a number of years now and ensure that our facilities are ready for use. Considering how well-used our facilities are, they have quite a task each week.