Meet Our Staff
In addition to being a well-known jazz singer, Theresa is a seasoned administrator, organizer, and planner that helps keep our church office running as a hub for community life.
Diesha is a superstar. Diesha tirelessly works to connect our community and resources through the Eastport Community Food Pantry and many other community events.
Director of Music
While not accompanying and directing the incredible music ministry of Eastport United Methodist you can spot Joann directing the Arundel Vocal Arts Society or riding her bike around the eastern shore of Maryland. Joann recently retired from her role as the musical director of the Opera Theatre Program at the Peabody Conservatory. Her warm, empathic presence, and life-long love of music inspires us to make a joyful noise.
Minister of Play, Volunteer Clergy
Pastor Jenna is our Minister of Play brings her creative spark to the ministry of EUMC in preaching, worship leadership, and in small group studies. Originally from Mississippi, she studied at Union Theological Seminary in New York City and is now a provisional Deacon in the United Methodist Church.
Pastor Chris was appointed to Eastport United Methodist in 2019 after serving other churches in Annapolis, as well as in Boston and New Orleans. He loves to create spaces for vibrant and inclusive worship for all people, help people discover their gifts for service, and lead people in outreach, mission, and hospitality. He and his spouse, Smith, have two kids who love to sing. You can read more from him here.