Meet the Pastor
Rev. Eric Folkerth
Who is Rev. Eric Folkerth? Eric has been pastor of Northaven since 2001. He served eleven years as associate pastor at Highland Park UMC in Dallas. At Northaven during his tenure, the new church building has been constructed and more than 250 new members have joined.
Eric has led or co-led hundreds of persons on mission trips around the globe, to places such as Mexico, Haiti, Russia, and Nepal. He has worked with lay persons to build ten homes, and one Community Center, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Dallas.
Eric is an award-winning, singer-songwriter whose first CD was released in 2000. His wife, Dennise Garcia, is a State District Judge in Dallas County. They have one daughter, Maria.