Meet the All Saints' UMC Staff:
Laura Fine Ledford
Laura is our Lead Pastor and gathers people into communion with Jesus Christ through the four-fold office of Word (preaching and teaching), Sacrament (presiding over and inviting others into the sacraments), Order (leading the staff and leadership team), and Service (helping cast and clarify vision). Laura graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke Divinity School. She and her husband Rodney enjoy chasing after their two fantastic and funny sons, and cheering for the Tar Heels.
Rachel is the Minister of Discipleship here at All Saints’. A native Floridian, Rachel grew up in Clearwater and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Florida Southern College. Rachel recently garnered her Masters of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School and fell in love with living in the Triangle. In her free time, Rachel loves trying new restaurants, spending time with friends, listening to podcasts, and playing with her pup, Wally.
Contact Rachel if you have questions about or interest in Common Tables, Youth Ministry, Children’s Ministry, or other Discipleship areas.
Christen is the Director and Lead Teacher for our Preschool, which meets during the week at the ministry center. Christen is originally from Springfield, Virginia. She received a BS in Sociology from Virginia Tech, and a Masters of Education, Preschool through Elementary, from Marymount University. She has taught at various preschools and elementary schools over the past 23 years. Christen loves living in North Carolina with her husband, her son and daughter, and their two little dogs.
Sue Ellen Nicholson
As Minister of Administration and Operations, Sue Ellen helps to facilitate the daily operations of the church and supports the pastoral and program staff. Sue Ellen also supports the church leadership teams in their various ministries. She is originally from Rocky Mount, NC and has a BA in Accounting from NC State University and a Masters of Divinity from Duke Divinity School.