FWC TEAM

The staff and leadership at First Wesleyan is comprised of men and women who love and care for you. If you have any questions for our staff, please feel free to email them or call the church office to speak with them. 

E: churchoffice@firstwesleyan.org or P: 336.884.1111

  • CHRIS THORE

    SENIOR PASTOR

    ​Pastor Chris has been in ministry for 30 years. An NC native, he and his wife, Becca, have been married for 32 years and have three children. 

    Pastor Chris is passionate about making ministry meaningful, relational, and fun! 


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  • Chan shaver

    assistant pastor

    Pastor Chan joins our staff with 14 years of compassionate ministry in discipleship, fellowship and administration. He and his wife, Kim, have two children and are so thankful to be serving at FWC.


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  • PHILLIP YARBOROUGH

    STUDENT MINISTRIES

    Phillip and his wife Chelsea love serving with our students. He utilizes his passion for recreation to develop a community amongst our students and young adults! 


    In his free time, he loves being outdoors.


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  • CHristy edwards

    children's ministry director

    At an early age, Christy's mother nicknamed her “the kid magnet” because she drew children to her wherever she went, perfect for her position here! She is deeply passionate about discipleship and helping children grow in their relationship with Christ.


    In her spare time, Christy enjoys spending time outdoors, gardening, and hiking. Christy and her husband, Brock, have two children.  


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  • sitt-len heh

    karen ministry

    Sitt Lin is our newest lay minister serving in the Karen congregation. He is passionate about evangelism and training people to share Christ. He has seen many accept Jesus already and we are so thankful to have him as a part of our staff!


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  • INTHAVA INTHISANE

    Pastor of asian ministry

    Pastor "II" escaped from a Communist camp to a refugee camp in Thailand in 1980. He came to know Christ after living as a Buddhist for 26 years. In 1993, he moved to High Point, NC, where FWC opened their doors to a population of refugees, inviting them to join the already established Asian Ministry.


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FWC SUPPORT STAFF


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  • KAREN

    PARRISH

    MINISTRY ASSISTANT

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  • DONNA

    GUHR

    MINISTRY ASSISTANT


  • CHARLES

    MCCALLUM

    BUSINESS MANAGER

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  • KIM

    ARRANTS

    CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

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  • DAVID JENNINGS

    SOUND/AV DIRECTOR

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