*Bring your family, a friend, or yourself and join us from 4-4:30 pm in the Wrightsville UMC gravel lot for Drive-In Worship from your car every Sunday from Feb. 14-March 7!  Cold or warm...rain or shine!

Melissa Wagenseller

When did you join the staff and what is your position?

I have been on staff in my current position as Financial Administrative Assistant since January, 2015.

What is your favorite thing about working here?

Interacting and developing relationships with my co-workers and members of the congregation.

Where were you born and raised?

I was born and raised in Raleigh, NC and moved to Wilmington in 1987 to attend college.

Where did you go to school?

I graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1992 with a BA in Environmental Studies.

Do you have family?

My husband Ed and I have two sons, Max and Ben.

What do you like to do in your free time?

My family and I spend a lot of time on our boat. I also enjoy live music, traveling and my new hobby, trying to play the piano. I’m very active during the school year volunteering at my sons’ schools.



Upcoming Events


Lenten Study

Tuesday, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
With Rev. David Goehring

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God’s Girlz

Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Youth Sunday

Sunday, 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
4:12 Youth will lead Worship!

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Joyful for Jesus

Sunday, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jan. 10th: 4 Year Old Jan. 17th: Kindergarten Jan. 24th: 1st Grade Jan. 31st: 2-4 Grades 3:00-4:30 pm February 7th: 4 Year Old Feb. 14th:…

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