Church Staff

Greg Ducker . . . . Minister
Greg became our church Minister in 2021 after moving to Picayune with his wife, Megan, and three boys. He grew up in Purvis and graduated from Memphis Theological Seminary in 2008. Greg was ordained as an Elder in 2011. One of his favorite hymns in the United Methodist Hymnal is #593: Here I Am Lord
Linda Hancock . . . . Director of Music Ministries
Linda is currently the Director of Chancel Choir, Youth Praise, Children’s Choir and Celebration Ringers. She earned a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Southern Mississippi. She was formerly the director of the Pearl River County Chorus.
Betty Breland . . . . Organist
Betty earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Southern Mississippi, and is a private piano teacher.
Joy Len Davidson . . . . Pianist
Joy joined our church music ministry in 2020.
Mark Chase . . . . Lay Leader and Interim Youth Leader
As Lay Leader, Mark does a fantastic job of communicating between the congregation and the Pastors, keeping all lines of communication open for everyone.
Vanessa Kingrey . . . . Office Administrative Assistant
Vanessa and her family have been members of First United Methodist Church since 2007. Please feel free to contact her at the church office and she will be happy to assist
Katie and Michael Olive……..Sound and Streaming 
This brother and sister duo are fabulous.   They make sure that are streaming and worship sound are impeccable.
Patsy Cassell . . . . Sound Technician
Patsy has been a long-time member and volunteer for FUMC. 
Scott Campbell . . . . Custodian
Scott is super reliable and always helps anyone in need. He keeps our facilities beautiful and in tip-top shape.