Rev. Jake Macklin

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 Seminary in 2016. Jake is an Ordained Elder in the Peninsula-Delaware Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. He served Kenton UMC in Kenton, DE from 2013-2017 and Gethsemane UMC in Seaford, DE from 2017-2021.

Some of his passions include intentional faith development and serving in the community while developing relationships with others. Jake has been married to Emily since 2014 and they have five wonderful children.