Church Staff

Jimmy WeaverJimmy holds a B.A. from Pembroke State University, a Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity School, and a Doctor of Ministry from Drew Theological School.   He has taught at the University of Mount Olive in areas of biblical studies, Christian ethics, theology and spiritual formation.   He is the husband to Deborah, the father of C. J., Brian, and Katherine and the grandfather to Scott, Sara, and Thomas and great grandfather to Briley.

Pastor
Jimmy Weaver 
jweaver@nccumc.org

 


Arlene domenicoArlene serves as the church Secretary/Treasurer. She was born in Dover , NJ , and graduated from Bulter High School in Butler , NJ , and has an associate degree from Alamance Community College. 
 Previously, Arlene worked as an administrative assistant at Ligna Machinery in Burlington and SCI Systems in Graham.  She is from a Catholic background and became an associate member of Davis Street UMC in 2012.  Arlene enjoys reading, sewing, various arts & crafts, and is also quite talented in redecorating and renovating houses.  Her newest adventure is learning how to quilt. She is member of Genesis Lifestyle Exercise group, and spends much of her free time with her favorite great grandchildren, Grayson, Memphis and Kensley.

Secretary/Treasurer
Arlene Domenico 
treasurer@davisstreetumc.org


Music Director

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Dr. Stephen Furtell

Stephen joins the Davis Street staff on August 1 as Director of Music.  Dr. Futrell is an Associate Professor at Elon University, where he has served as the Director of Choral Activities since 1999.  He earned a Doctor of Musical Arts in Choral Conducting from the University of Missouri Kansas City Conservatory of Music, and a Bachelor and Master degrees in Music Education from Louisiana State University.

He has over twenty-five years experience as a professional live and studio vocalist/trumpeter/writer/arranger/producer and as on-screen talent—performing extensively throughout the gulf coast region, the Kansas City metropolitan area, Chicago, Orlando and Nashville—and has worked internationally as a music producer for Dreamworks~SKG.  He co-wrote and co-produced the musical theme and a promotional CD for the Ever Elon campaign with Dr. Todd Coleman, Coordinator of Music Production & Recording Arts at Elon.  He has offered professional clinics and presentations on conducting, rehearsal techniques, sound reinforcement, vocal jazz style & technique, vocal jazz ensemble technique and literature and improvisation for state conferences for North Carolina, Louisiana and Arizona ACDA and MEA and has appeared as a guest soloist and clinician at high school and collegiate jazz festivals.

Dr. Futrell comes with a strong work experience with church choirs, especially within Methodist tradition.  He served as Director of Music at Macedonia Evangelical Lutheran Church in Burlington, as interim Music Director at First United Methodist Elon, and Director of Youth and Children’s Choirs and Coordinator for UMYF at St. Paul’s UMC in Lenexa, Kansas.

 Music Accompanist – Jane Williams

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Cultural Arts Chair/Theatre Director/Choral Director/Piano Educator, Orange High School, Hillsborough, NC.

Director of high school theatre and vocal programs developing a program of 85 students. Jane is also.  pianist for all vocal, choral and musical theatre performances.