Elms Allen

Elms Allen

Dr. Allen and his wife Harriet have been long-time members of First Pres, and Elms had a long and illustrious career in Winston-Salem as an oncologist, hospital administrator, and development officer with the Novant Heath Center. This is the third time he has come out of retirement, and he feels that God has been calling…

Reverend Mike Horne

Reverend Mike Horne

A favorite scripture verse: Philippians 2:6-8 “Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness.”I’m from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It’s famous for cigarettes, doughnuts, and underwear…a widely diverse and interesting city, for…

Reverend Dr. Peter Barnes

Reverend Dr. Peter Barnes

A favorite scripture verse: Mark 10:45, which says, “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many.” I love this verse because it’s the picture of servant leadership, which Jesus Himself modeled in laying down His life for us….

Reverend Amy Carlan

Reverend Amy Carlan

A favorite scripture verse: Romans 8:28 “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. I’m from The Dalles, Oregon. It’s famous for delicious Bing cherries, the beginning of the Columbia River Gorge, and for being a drive-through on…