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FUMC welcomes new pastor

Farmville United Methodist Church is excited to announce that Rev. Susie Thomas has been appointed to serve at FUMC beginning Sunday, June 28.

Reverend Thomas currently serves as senior pastor at Pearl River United Methodist Church in Pearl River, Louisiana. Prior to her service at Pearl River United Methodist Church, Reverend Thomas was lead pastor at Magnolia United Methodist Church and Deerford United Methodist Church. She also served as associate pastor at First United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Reverend Thomas is excited about the move to Farmville United Methodist Church.

“I can’t wait to meet the people of FUMC,” she said. “I’m inspired by your love for your church and your commitment to serving the Farmville community. I’ll be praying for Farmville UMC during this coronavirus crisis and until we meet in June, may God bless and keep each of you.”

Reverend Thomas is a native of Monkton, Maryland. She graduated from Drew Theological School in Madison, New Jersey in 2009 and was ordained an elder in the UMC in 2012.

She and her husband Britt have lived in Louisiana for 20 years. They have two daughters – Olivia, 24, who works in Baltimore and Katherine, a first-year student at the University of Virginia.