SUMC Staff


Care. Wisdom. Leadership.

Scarlett Hester

Lead Pastor

The it is important that we teach all of our children (and adults) that they are valued and beloved of God.

Laura Whitt

Associate Pastor

A personal relationship with Christ offers peace for each new day and the Holy Spirit empowers us to share the good news of God’s reconciliation.

Staff Emails:


Rev. Scarlett Hester, Lead Pastor:
Rev. Laura Whitt, Associate Pastor:
Ashlee Johnson: Director of Youth, Young Adults & Family Life Center Ministries:
Michael Geiger, Contemporary Worship Leader:
Rick Callaway, Director of Homebound & Older Adult Ministries:
Kesha Sims, Office Manager:
Glynis Hopkins, Music Director:
Sherri Boschen, Organist:
Stacey Cleveland, Child Development Center Director:



Sundays @ 8:30 A.M. & 11 A.M.

Church Address:

800 13th Ave. North
Surfside Beach, SC 29575


The Wave

Sundays @ 11 A.M.