White Bluff United Methodist Church
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
 

Rev. Dr. Josh Duckworth,
Senior Pastor
 
Josh joined the White Bluff UMC staff as the Senior Pastor in June of 2018. He is a graduate of Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, Ga, Duke Divinity School, and Asbury Theological Seminary. He has served United Methodist churches throughout Georgia and North Carolina. 

Josh is married to Jade, his high school sweetheart. She is a middle school teacher at Richmond Hill Middle School. They have three children: Cade, Lucas, and Harleigh Belle.

If you have questions or want to talk about God, faith, the church, sports, or all things in between, reach out to him. He’d love to chat! 


Email Josh at: pastor@wbumc.org.
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
Bobby Floyd
Director of Modern Worship and Student Ministries

Bobby Floyd joined us the summer of 2020 as our new Director of Modern Worship and Student Ministries. He is a graduate of Clamp Divinity and Anderson University where he received his M.Div and Bachelor of Arts in Theology. 

Prior to White Bluff UMC, Bobby was a teacher of English and Bible at a small Christian School in South Carolina with his wife Liv. Previous to that, he served at Good News United Methodist Church in Florida with their worship team.Throughout his life, Bobby has made it a point to be involved in worship ever since he learned to play the guitar at age 13. 

Bobby is married to his wife Liv and they have been together for about 4 years and married for 1. They have no kids of their own yet but they do have a dog named Pond.

If you have any questions or just want to chat about Jesus, scripture, philosophy, music, baseball, games, books, or anything else; please don't hesitate to call! 
Email Bobby at:  bfloyd@wbumc.org

 
 
 
 
 
 
Danny Beam
Director of Music Ministries
 
We are excited to announce that Danny Beam is now our permanent Director of Music Ministries! Danny joined us as our interim in January. Over the last few months, he has done an incredible job of leading in worship through music.  He's also led vocally, some of the music being his original work. Since joining us, he's been making connections with choir members and church members and quickly becoming part of our church family.

Danny is an ordained minister, a licensed professional counselor, as well as a gifted singer and musician. He graduated from Armstrong State College in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts in Music. In 1980 he graduated from Southwestern Seminary with a Masters of Church Music, and in 2003 with a Masters of Arts in Professional Psychology from Argosy University. He has two children, Lindsay and Josh, five grandchildren, and happily married to Barbara Jean Beam who is a licensed Therapist.
 
Email Danny at:  music@wbumc.org
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Suzanne Woodrum
Organist

Suzanne has been serving as organist at WBUMC since May 1986.  Prior to then, she served as organist/choir director for Cokesbury UMC from Feb. 1968 to April 1986.  She has also played the organ at Spivey Hall for the special Chancel Choir tour.  She accompanies all choirs and assists wherever needed with the music program.  She has been on all Youth choir tours as accompanist.

She is a member of the American Guild of Organists, the Georgia Music Educators Association (serving as state piano chair for two years), the Savannah Chapter of Georgia Music Teachers Association (serving two terms as president) and a member of the National Guild of Student Musicians (serving as chair at Armstrong Atlantic State University).

Her husband is David Woodrum and they have three daughters and son-in-laws, Vicki and Earl Rogers, Michelle and Bryant Dunn, and Melanie and Chuck Montford and six grandchildren Zachary, Anna Grace and Matthew Montford and Madeline, Bryce, and Ross Dunn.

Email Suzanne at srwoodrum@aol.com.
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Malinda Smith
Financial Administrator

Malinda has a lifelong passion for the careful and transparent management of financial resources for non-profit organizations, and she has turned that passion into a career serving performing arts organizations, early childhood education programs, and churches.  She takes great joy in working together with the congregation and staff of White Bluff UMC to manage the resources so that God’s work is accomplished in our world. As a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church, Malinda has been involved in youth fellowship programs, congregational lay leadership, mission work, and music ministries and she feels very blessed to be part of the fellowship here at White Bluff UMC.

Malinda and her family are new to Savannah, having relocated recently from Maryland, just outside of Washington DC.  As transplants to this beautiful city, they are truly enjoying the many pleasures of southern coastal living that Savannah has to offer.
 
Email Malinda at finance@wbumc.org.
 
 
 
 



Carolyn Anderson,
Administrative Assistant / Office Manager

Carolyn joined the White Bluff Staff in 2008. She has held the position as Financial Administrator as well as the Office Administrator. She has a BA Degree in Business Management/Accounting from Shaw University. Her background comes from working in the corporate world as well as an educator. Her extraordinary skills in education, communication and organization have advanced the work of God’s Kingdom. She has a heart for serving the church and the community. Her ministry and compassion is for the lost and the hurting. Carolyn’s hope is that men, women, and children will also fall in love with the word of God, and will use it as a guide for living lives of faithful discipleship.
She has been married to her husband, Greg, for 31 years and has two grown daughters, Karimah (Antwan) and Akilah. Carolyn loves helping children, traveling, reading, cooking, sewing, and DIY crafts.


Matthew 5:16 “Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your father who is in heaven.”
 
Email Carolyn at info@wbumc.org.