Rev. Greg Pressley

Lead Pastor

gpressley@sumternaz.org


Pastor Greg joined our staff on July 1, 2005. He is a graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University and Nazarene Theological Seminary and has served churches in Kansas, North Carolina, and South Carolina.


His ministry goals are to develop a partnership with God’s people to make Christlike disciples in our community and around the world. His prayer is that the church will S.P.A.R.K. a spiritual awakening that transforms the moral condition of our community.

Family members include his wife, Jeannie, three married children: Kristen and Jacob Senn, Amber and Josh Patz, and Stuart and Rachel Pressley, plus three grand children.

Pastor Greg enjoys spending time with his family, working in the yard, and golfing occasionally.


Rev. Cheryl Kammermann

Pastoral care & Compassionate ministries pastor

kammermann2@aol.com


Pastor Cheryl joined the staff in 2005. Her education includes San Diego State University, Montessori Teachers College in London, and Carolina School of Ministry. She has also served the Church of the Nazarene in Germany.

Cheryl’s current duties include Pearls of Wisdom for senior adults, Fish and Loaves feedings, GRACEspring Church for the Homeless, services at Morningside and Brrokdale Assisted Living, Chaplain at Pilgrim’s Pride, hospital visitation, and a food and clothing pantry.

Her ministry goal is to provide for the needs of those less fortunate and tell others about Jesus and the hope they have through Him.

Family members include her husband, Chuck, and her beagle, Cami. Cheryl enjoys travel and gardening.

mrs. susan white

worship leader

swhite@sumternaz.org


Susan joined our staff in the summer of 2017. Before coming to Sumter First, she led worship at Wise Drive Baptist for 6 years. Susan is in charge of leading out instrumentalists and vocalists in our Sunday morning worship services.

Susan has been singing in church since she was a child and has sung in all types of Christian genres from a southern Gospel quartet to a contemporary praise and worship band. She has traveled across the United States singing and speaking God’s words into the hearts of many. She is also involved in many Women’s Ministry around the Sumter area.

When Susan is not worshipping on stage, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Shane, her three children: Cody, Kyle, and Brooke, and her grandchildren Ayden and Xan.

rev. Martin Burns

family pastor

mburns@sumternaz.org


Martin provides leadership in the areas of Children, youth and family ministries.


Martin has been married to Heather for 15 years. They have three children: Kaden (12), Elisha (9) and Jillian (6).


Martin is an elder in the Church of the Nazarene and is a graduate of Mt. Vernon Nazarene University.


Martin has been involved in youth ministry for 15 years.

Martin served in the US Army for 4 years - including a 14-month deployment in Iraq. He also served 7 years in the National Guard..

dr. jim thrower

connections pastor


Mary Francis Floyd

Children's Director


mrs. Joy Klotzle

Financial Secretary

jklotzle@sumternaz.org


Joy joined the staff in 2011. She is a graduate of Southern Wesleyan University and worked as a special education teacher for 33 years. Her duties include keeping accurate accounting of all finances of the church and performing office responsibilities as needed.

Family members include her husband, Larry, and two dogs, Chico and Angel.

mrs. dorothy waldron

office administrator

sumter1st@sumternaz.org


Dorothy rejoined our staff in March 2017. Previously, she has served as Church Office Secretary for a number of years. Education includes an Associate Degree. Dorothy also leads our Women’s Ministry, sings on the praise team and choir, and teaches as adult Sunday School class.

Office responsibilities include preparing the weekly bulletin and assisting the staff. Ministry goals are to serve Christ and help others know Him and grow in faith.

Family members include her husband, Joseph, plus three adult daughters, and two grandchildren.