Staff

All Staff Members

Rev. Jake Macklin

On July 1, 2021, St. Matthews By-The-Sea UMC welcomed it’s new pastor, Rev. Jake Macklin.  Rev Jake is a native of Sussex County.  He is a 2004 graduate of Sussex Central High School; he received his degree in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University in 2009, and earned a Master of Divinity from Palmer Theological… Read More »

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Sandy Donnelly

Administrative Assistant

Sandy became our Administrative Assistant in August of 2020.   In addition to her proficient office administrative skills, she brings with her 25 years experience in Human Resource management and Contract Administration in both Engineering and Industrial Services and Aviation.  She loves to travel and enjoys spending time at the beach!

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Mary Brennan

Church Treasurer

Mary adds a quiet wisdom to our church staff.   With her legal background, she does her job with accuracy and care.    She has also served on the creative team of our updated webpage.

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Debby Dudley

Director of Music

Debbie has been at St. Matthews as Music Director since 2015. She has a BS in Music Education from West Chester University and a MEd with a music concentration from Salisbury University. Debbie also teaches music in the public schools and works at Harris Teeter. Her three grown boys bring her much joy. Yes, she… Read More »

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Edward Gillenardo

Organist