Jeffery M. Hamrick

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Jeff grew up in Bostic, NC (Rutherford County) where he was born in 1964.

He met his wife Dawna Baumam (Columbiana, Ohio) in 1983 and after a year

and half long distance relationship were married in June of 1985. They have two

grown children, Kristin Hamrick Austin and Timothy Hamrick.

Jeff graduated from Hood Theological Seminary in 2012 with a Masters of Divinity

Degree. He completed Clinical Pastor's Education Course from Baptist Medical

Hospital in 2016.

He was appointed in 2012 by the Western North Carolina Conference to the West

Forsyth Charge (Doubs Chapel, Elm Grove, and Pleasant Hill UMC) in Pfafftown, NC.

He served on the West Forsyth Charge for five years before being appointed to

First United Methodist Troutman in July 2017.

Jeff enjoys singing, reading, and meeting new friends.

Lay Pastor

Jim Wollin

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Jim was born and raised in Statesville, NC.

He graduated from Pfeiffer College in 1970 with an accounting degree and special studies in Christian Education.  He became a CPA in 1973.

Jim and his wife Susan met at Pfeiffer and have lived all their married life in Charlotte.  They have 2 children, Amy Glosson and Jamie Wollin, and five grandchildren (Connor, Thomas, Audrey, Eli and Luke).

He is a long time member (42 years) at Providence UMC serving in all areas of the church.

In 2010, Jim began teaching and leading planning sessions in small to mid-size churches in the conference including Troutman First.  He has taught Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, Discipleship & Evangelism in Concert, Stewardship – More Than Financial Giving, and led ministry strategic planning sessions.

In 2017, Jim became a part-time lay pastor at TFUMC working primarily to create new portals of entry into the church.

Jim enjoys visioning and creating things, meeting new people, deepening relationships and having fun being a Christian.

Administrative Assistant

Gilda Pryor

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In charge of publishing the newsletters and printing all the bulletins. Constantly updating the church website by keeping things current and always has a wonderful smile on her face.


Music Director

Kenny Overcash

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Man of many talents with a warm heart and always guaranteed to make you laugh. Very talented with an organ and even more so with a choir!



Rosemary Alexander

Rosemary has lived in Iredell County since her birth. She is the mother of two children, Melissa and Douglas. Her parents are Grady and Alma Murdock. Rosemary began playing piano at the age of 10. She took lessons from Mrs. Willie Mae Cook for six years. For two years, Rosemary took organ lessons from Mrs. Charlotte Clontz. However, piano was the instrument she loved. Under Ms. Artuso's instruction at Mitchell Community College, Rosemary again found herself learning more as a pianist. From 1972 until 1993, Rosemary served as pianist at Beulah Baptist Church in Statesville. She began playing at First United Methodist Church of Troutman in November 2003.


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