All Staff Members

Michael Hurley


On July 1, 2019, St. Matthews By-The-Sea UMC welcomed it’s new pastor, Rev. Mike Hurley. Pastor Hurley is a Sussex County native from Rehoboth Beach, DE and a graduate of Cape Henlopen High School.  In 1996 Pastor Hurley was called into the ministry and began the process of becoming a United Methodist Pastor, completing studies… Read More »

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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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Cathy Morgan


Cathy has been a church organist since she was just fourteen years old and at St Matthews since 2006.   She has been a professional pianist for thirty years.  She is very proud of her three grown children.

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Administrative Assistant

Sandy Pierce

Lay Leader

Sandy became our new lay leader in 2019.      She and her husband Glen are active members at SMBTS.          Sandy is an accomplished bell player and soloist in our choir.        She is also involved in UMW, Sunday School, and the Missions committee.         You… Read More »

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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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