About Our Staff

Director of Youth Ministries
Kellie Jernigan
Director of Children's Ministries

Kellie is a Savannah Native, was a member of Aldersgate UMC for over 35 years, where the first Sunday class was held In her grandparents dirt floor garage. Her family moved to WIUMC in 1999. Kellie and her husband Chet were married in 1989. They have 3 girls, Sara, Stacy and Summer. After working with the Children’s ministry while her girls were growing up, Kellie was ask to take on the position of the Children’s Ministry Director in May of 2016. She loves the kids that come through the preschool and elementary areas of the church and leads them through Confirmation each year before moving into the youth ministry. Kellie gives credit for her walk with the Lord to her Grandmother, many of her Sunday School teachers and youth directors.

Director of Music Ministries
Angie Carr

Angie Carr….Worship Leader, Musician, Music Teacher, Vocalist, and Music Director are all ways she loves to share her God-given talents and calling.  Having come to know the Lord at a young age, and then hearing the call of Ministry through Music; she has devoted her life to this calling.  Growing up in the small town of Donalsonville, Ga., and then earning her Music Education degree from Lee University, in Cleveland, Tn., she has served 3 churches in the South Georgia area:  Hawkinsville FUMC (Director of Christian Education, Youth and Children’s Ministries), Cordele FUMC (Director of Music Ministries), and Tifton FUMC (Director of Music Ministries), all together having completed 28 years of Full-time Church Ministry. She has recorded 5 solo albums, and has led music for the South Georgia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church many years, has led music for all the Methodist Camp Meetings in South Ga. Her hearts desire is to lead others to the throne of Jesus, by the music she sings, plays, and leads; and that others will also see and hear Jesus through her gifts and talents she shares. 

Pam Reynolds
Church Secretary

Pam Reynolds is from Cordele, Georgia and attended Cordele First United Methodist Church. She graduated from American Technological University in Killeen, Texas with a degree in General Business. Pam and her husband, Rick, have lived in Savannah since 1986. They have 2 children, Jeremy and Olivia.  She has been the Office Assistant and the Nursery Director at WIUMC since 2003. 

Financial Secretary
Inger Prescott

Inger was raised in Roswell, GA.  While attending Georgia Southern College, she met Sherwin and they were married in 1985.  After her graduation from Georgia Southern, they moved to Savannah in 1987 to start a pressure cleaning business.  Inger did all the bookkeeping for their business, which over the years had evolved into an asphalt paving & site work company.  They closed the business when the economy crashed in late 2008.  Inger enjoys reading, needlepoint, cooking, eating, antiquing, spending time with her family, and taking long walks with her husband and their dogs.  She and her husband are members of the Independent Presbyterian Church in downtown Savannah.

Wendy Amerson
Director of Preschool Programs

Wendy is a Georgia native and has lived on Wilmington Island with her family since 2011.  She grew up as a member of the Baptist church and met her husband, Jamie, at Jacksonville State University where they both graduated. They have been married since 1994 and have one daughter, Gracen, who is in high school.  She has many years of experience both in the classroom teaching kindergarten and fifth grade as well as administrative management experience in the schools where she taught.  She has extensive experience in organizing and implementing programs to generate student success while using positive reinforcement and creating a warm and nurturing environment.  Wendy is passionate about early childhood education and loves working with preschool age children.  She enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, reading and doing anything creative in her spare time. 

Wilmington Island UMC    


195 Wilmington Island Rd. 

Savannah, Ga. 31410  

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