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Rev. Colin Snider, Lead Pastor

colin@kittyhawkumc.net

Rev. Colin Snider served seven years with First UMC Cary before coming back to Kitty Hawk UMC. He most recently pastored that church’s successful “1st on Chatham” community, which meets in the former Cary Theater. Prior to his appointment at First UMC Cary, Pastor Colin was appointed to Kitty Hawk UMC as Associate Pastor with Rev. Curtis Campbell. Pastor Colin married Meredith Koebley in August of 2010 and have two sons Llewellyn and Abram.

Pastor Snider was raised in Savannah, GA and earned a B.A. in Religion from Charleston Southern University and then a M.Div. from Duke Divinity School.

Mandy Robinson, Director of Discipleship

mandy@kittyhawkumc.net

Mandy Robinson grew up in Martinsville, Virginia and graduated in Communications from UVA-Wise.  She started in the Ministry 10 years ago as a Children's Director at Main Street UMC in Waynesboro, VA. Following that role, she moved to The Lake of the Woods and started in the Ministry at Lake of the Woods Church. Mandy's husband, Matthew ,is a retired Firefighter of 20 years and now works for the county as a Residential Plans Reviewer. Together they have 6 six children. 

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Rev. Dr. Rob Robinson, Visitation Pastor

visitationpastor@kittyhawkumc.net

“Rob” is a retired clergy from the NJ conference of the UMC. He grew up in Millville NJ, attended Asbury College, Willmore, KY—where he received a call to ministry in a chapel service. Rob then transferred to Geneva College, Beaver Falls, PA, where he graduated with a BA in Biblical Studies. He then enrolled in Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, PA, where he graduated with a Masters of Divinity degree. After 5 years in full-time Ministry, Rob was accepted into the Doctor of Ministry program in ministry to marriage and the family. During all of his seminary experience he served local churches. Rob now resides in Corolla, NC, with his wife Ronda. They have two adult boys living and working in central New Jersey with their respective families that have provided them with a grandson and granddaughter. He is quite honored to be serving as visitation pastor of the Kitty Hawk UMC—especially since it is filled with active, committed lay people and a dynamic staff.

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Rebekah Howard, Director of Music Ministries

Rebekah@kittyhawkumc.net

Rebekah Howard is a classically trained musician and performer. She studied voice,

piano, violin, music theory and ethnomusicology at Mount Holyoke College, where she was a

Frances Perkins Scholar and received her B.A. in music, with a focus in vocal performance and a certificate in ethnomusicology Rebekah is a soprano and has been singing in choirs since she was a child. She has performance experience in musicals, a capella, small ensemble, choir, band and as a soloist. After college Rebekah taught music at Mount Holyoke College as the Assistant Choral

Director, while also doing a private study of conducting with the college's Choral Director,

Lindsay Pope. After her time at Mount Holyoke, Rebekah went on to teach private music

lessons, which she has been doing for the past 8 years and now feels the calling to focus her

talents on serving the Lord through church music.

Rebekah was raised in a Christian home and church was where she had the opportunity to

really engage with music. “Growing up there was always a space for me at church to worship the

Lord through music. I am honored to have the opportunity at KHUMC to contribute to the care

and growth of that same sacred space for others to worship our Lord Jesus Christ through the

beautiful expression of music”.

“Sing aloud unto God our strength; make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob”

Psalm 81:1

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Becky Strickland, Director of Operations

preschool@kittyhawkumc.net

Becky has been a member of Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church for over thirty years.  Together with her husband David, they raised two daughters, Lindsay and Brittany, in this church and are grateful to be of service to Kitty Hawk UMC.  Becky has a wealth of experience in education as a former teacher, as well as recent Pre-school director here at KHUMC.  In her role as Director of operations Becky works alongside the Trustees to care for our property.  

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Amy Berge, Administrative Assistant

amy@kittyhawkumc.net

After graduating high school, Amy attended Anne Arundel Community College to start schooling to be a nurse. While in school, she worked on a medical surgical floor as a nursing assistant at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis MD for 2 years. Schooling was put on hold when she got married and moved to the Outer Banks in 1994.

Amy and her husband became members of KHUMC in 1998 and had their first of 3 daughters in 1998. She was a stay at home mom until her daughter started preschool. She volunteered and substituted in the preschool and was talked into taking a job in the classroom which involved going back to school. She worked her way up to assistant director, and 10 years later lost her job when everyone was downsizing due to the economy.

At that time she took the job of Administrative Assistant at Kitty Hawk Methodist and she added the job of financial secretary 2 years later.  Amy is  the "gatekeeper" of the office- she handles day to day office duties, and much, much more!

she loves working with her church family!

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Brandy Green & Meredith Snider Children's Ministry Directors

Brandy@kittyhawkumc.net

Meredith@kittyhawkumc.net

Children's Ministry update: Please welcome our new children's ministry team- Brandy Green and Meredith Snider

Brandy has been a part of KHUMC for decades and brings a wealth of experience working in our nursery and alongside our Children's ministry.  

 

Meredith has ministry experience serving as a lead pastor, an associate pastor, as well as a youth minister.  Meredith also works as a photographer here on the Outer Banks.  

 

Both Meredith and Brandy look forward to continuing to invest in the children of our church and community as they make disciples of Jesus Christ.  Welcome Brandy and Meredith!Children's Ministry update: Please welcome our new children's ministry team- Brandy Green and Meredith Snider

Brandy has been a part of KHUMC for decades and brings a wealth of experience working in our nursery and alongside our Children's ministry.  

 

Meredith has ministry experience serving as a lead pastor, an associate pastor, as well as a youth minister.  Meredith also works as a photographer here on the Outer Banks.  

 

Both Meredith and Brandy look forward to continuing to invest in the children of our church and community as they make disciples of Jesus Christ.  Welcome Brandy and Meredith!

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