Pastor Denise was born and raised in Florida and felt called to ministry in her senior year of high school. She attended University of Florida for undergrad, where she majored in Religion and was a member of the Florida Wesley Foundation, and the Pride of the Sunshine marching band. She then received her Master of Divinity at Duke Divinity School and decided to stay in North Carolina to serve in ministry with the UMC. She has served churches in Monroe, Shelby and Hayesville before coming to Summerfield Peace. Denise has two children and several fur babies.

My Hidden Talent:
I’m a novice juggler

Can’t live without:
Good chocolate

If you could have any superpower:
I’d want to be super fast