Staff

Rev. Susanne Priddy
Lead Pastor
susanne.priddy@nccumc.org
Susanne’s Bio

Rev. Josh Hamra
Associate Pastor
jhamra@nccumc.org
Josh’s Bio

Youth Director &
Contemporary Worship Leader:
Lilly Triolo

youth@wesleyanchapel.org

Lilly Triolo is a recent graduate from UNCW. She is originally from Raleigh, NC but has lived in Wilmington since 2017. She has always loved music since she was a young girl, and after giving her life to Christ in college, she started looking for opportunities to be a part of worship teams and to grow to understand God. Lilly worked at Camp Don Lee as a summer camp counselor and then as the Worship Arts Coordinator and Leadership Team member her second summer.

Children’s Director:
Tasha Ecklund

loveldabears@gmail.com

Tasha lives in the Surf City area with her husband and three children. She has been serving in children’s ministry since 2006 and has been serving at Wesleyan Chapel since 2018.
When she has the time, Tasha enjoys walking on the beach, hand stamping cards, and sipping her Starbucks hot chocolate.

Office Administrator:
Amanda Hamra

churchoffice@wesleyanchapel.org

Amanda has served as the office administrator since 2018. She lives in the Surf City area with her two teenaged kids and two dogs. She studied business and psychology at Liberty University and enjoys working behind the scenes. She loves family pizza movie nights, shopping for good deals, yoga, and working with local organizations who focus on the underserved and forgotten.

Organist:
Greg Gore

chawk92@aol.com

Greg has served as organist/pianist for traditional worship since October 2004. A Wilmington native and life-long resident, he earned the Bachelor of Arts degree in music performance (organ/voice) from UNC-Wilmington. Greg is a charter member of the local chapter of the American Guild of Organists, currently serving as Dean.  He feels blessed with a vocation that not only provides sustenance but also nourishes his soul!

Music Director:
Cindie Houck

cindie.houck@gmail.com

Lucinda K. Houck, is in her sixteenth year as Director of Music Ministries at Wesleyan Chapel UMC.  She received the Ohio Choral Directors Association’s Distinguished Service Award in recognition of her thirty-two years of teaching choral music in Ohio.

Sexton:
Cathy Emery

Cathy and her husband, Rob, moved from Indiana to Hampstead in 2018. They have 2 sons, one in Hampstead and one in Indiana. Their quiver is full with 5 grandchildren. Cathy enjoys yardwork and scrapbooking, but collecting vintage Pyrex is her favorite thing to do!

IT & Audio/Visual:
Cameron Wright

Bookkeeper:
Linda DeMott

Linda came to WCUMC in 2020.  She has over 40 years accounting experience.  She loves Wesleyan Chapel and plans to make it a major part of her life.

Professional photo credit: Bailey’s Photography