About Our Staff

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Caitlin Long
Director of Music Ministries

Caitlin was born and raised attending WIUMC and is the daughter of Rick and Cathy Long.  She spent many of her formative years singing in the chancel choir and playing in the bell choir.  She completed her undergraduate degrees in Music Education and Music Performance from Georgia Southern University and her Masters in Arts Administration at Florida State University.  In addition to her job as Director of Music Ministries, she also works in donor relations at Georgia Southern University.

She may not always be in her office, but is available by email at music@islandmethodist.com.  If you are interested in participating in the music ministry at the Wilmington Island United Methodist Church, please let her know.  She will be happy to walk you through the many different opportunities. 

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Donna Bazemore
Director of Children's and Family Ministries

Donna began serving as a volunteer in Children’s Ministry over 30 years ago when her boys were young. During her time as a volunteer, she became passionate about seeing children come to Christ through their experiences at church.  She has served in three churches in southeast Georgia, and, most recently, one in southern California.  She has a BaMin from Covington Theological Seminary with an emphasis in Christian Education. Donna is the mother of three sons and grandmother to two girls. Her favorite activities are spending time with her family, walking on the beach, hiking in the mountains, exploring new places, boat rides, good friends, and good food.  She is excited to serve children and their families here at WIUMC!

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Angie Wittenberg
Director of Youth Ministries

Angie was born and raised in the Upper Pennisula of Michigan in Marquette.  She attended Bible College at the Master’s University in Santa Clarita, California, on a Basketball Scholarship. She transferred back to Marquette where she led her church college group, led worship, and coached middle school basketball. A broken leg led to a re-direction of 6 years of full time missionary work with Youth With a Mission (YWAM), the majority of her time in Xining, China, in Qinghai Province. She then returned to Marquette and played college basketball and worked for her local church.  In 2011, Angie moved to Savannah and has worked for First Christian Academy and the Islands YMCA.  Angie has a BS in Health Science and has 2 daughters. She looks forward to working with the youth here at WIUMC and encouraging them in their faith. 

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Inger Prescott
Financial Secretary

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.

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. 

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.