About Our Pastor
Pastor Doug Walker and his wife, Lynn, come to Wilmington Island UMC from serving many strong churches in the South Georgia area. The Walkers come to Wilmington Island with energy and enthusiasm to help grow and serve this amazing congregation at Wilmington Island UMC. Doug grew up in Camilla, Georgia and graduated from Westwood Academy. Doug went and graduated from Georgia Southern University (1986) with a History degree. Doug went to seminary at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky and graduated with a Masters in Divinity (1990). Doug and Lynn have 4 children together and 4 grandchildren.
Doug and Lynn are so grateful for the opportunity to serve in a wonderful community and where the Spirit of God is already at work during amazing things. Presently, this Summer 2020, we are have 6 week sermon focus on being "Alive Together in Christ." Doug and Lynn are reaching out to every member and active attendee seeking to LISTEN, LEARN AND LOVE.
Throughout the Summer the Walkers will be hosting "Get Acquainted" Groups at the Church helping them to understand the opportunities for ministry already taking place as well as hopes and dreams of where this congregation wants to go.
The Walkers would like to invite everyone to come experience the JOY at Wilmington Island UMC.