• CHRIS THORE

    SENIOR PASTOR

    ​Pastor Chris has been in Christian ministry for 30+ years. A North Carolina native, he and his wife, Becca, have been married over 35 years. They have 3 grown children with wonderful spouses and 2 awesome grandchildren. Pastor Chris' ministry emphasis is through the Holy Spirit and "Celebrating, Connecting and Caring" in the Joy of the Lord!


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  • Chan shaver

    assistant pastor

    Pastor Chan joins our staff with 14 years of compassionate ministry in discipleship, fellowship and administration. Chan served as a Resident Chaplain for two years at Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem and is currently a PRN Chaplain for Novant Health Hospitals in the Triad. He and his wife, Kim, have two grown children and are so thankful to be serving at FWC.


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  • JENNIFER YORK

    Family & NEXT GEN Pastor

    Jennifer and her husband, Corey have a passion for ministry and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ. She has done mission work in South Africa, Poland, Mexico, Jamaica and several states including Alabama, where she and Corey lived for two years. She loves traveling in order to spread the word of God. Jennifer and Corey are licensed foster parents and strong believers in caring for orphans and the least of these. Their family also includes LeeAnn and Madalynn, dog Tammy and cat Olaf.


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  • sitt lIn heh

    karen ministry

    Sitt Lin is our minister serving in the Karen Ministry. He has served the congregation since January 2015 as lay leader and pastor.


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DR. RICK HENDRICKS
9am WORSHIP LEADER & CHOIR DIRECTOR

Dr. Rick Hendricks leads our worship team and directs our choir. He is married to Becky. Rick has a Doctor of Musical Arts, Piano Performance with Minor in Historical Instrument.


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  • JASON JOHNSON

    Assistant Pastor

       Jason is in process of becoming a Wesleyan Minister and serves as a Volunteer Part-time Assistant Pastor focusing on connecting and assimilating newcomers to the church into ministry groups. Jason assists the Pastoral staff during worship and special events. He is bi-vocational and also works for the State of North Carolina. He is married to Lindy and they have a daughter, Rachel.


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  • ROLAND CAVANAUGH

    Director of Spiritual Life
    Providence Place Senior Health & Housing

    Pastor Roland grew up in the southern corner of NC in Duplin and Pender counties. He was ordained in the Wesleyan Church in 1987, also the same year I married Cindy Lanier and finished my M.Div at Asbury Seminary. He was in pastoral ministry in three churches from 1988 – 2011, two as senior pastor (Ash and Ramseur, NC) and one as a staff pastor (Right here at FWC in High Point). He completed the Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.) degree from Drew University in 1995 and served in the Air Force Reserves from 1988 – 2000 as a Chaplain and also did CPE work at Baptist Health in Winston-Salem.

    Cindy and Roland live in Thomasville with their 2 cats and  rescued Maltese, “Miki.”


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  • DAVID KEITH

    Visitation Chaplain

    Dr. Keith is a retired Wesleyan pastor. He is a full-time volunteer here at FWC, visiting hospitals and our home bound friends.

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  • KIM ARRANTS

    NURSERY DIRECTOR

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  • DONNA GUHR

    MINISTRY ASSISTANT


  • JACKIE HARMON

    Ministry Assistant

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  • DAVID JENNINGS

    SOUND/AV DIRECTOR

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  • KAREN PARRISH

    MINISTRY ASSISTANT

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  • MIKE CHARLES

    Facilities

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