Meet the Worship Staff

Meet the Dedicated Worship Staff of Northaven United Methodist Church

Pastor Eric Folkerth

Rev. Eric Folkerth

Senior Pastor

eric@northaven.org

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.

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Stephanie Rhoades

Stephanie Rhoades

Minister of Music and the Arts

stephanie@northaven.org

Stephanie earned her BA in Music from Yale University and then immediately came to Dallas to attend Southern Methodist University where she received her Master of Sacred Music degree with a concentration in choral conducting.

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Mahlon Hight

Mahlon Hight

Minister of Congregational Life

mahlon@northaven.org

Mahlon joined the Northaven staff in late 2014. Previously she served at Creekwood, Walnut Hill, and Preston Hollow United Methodist Churches. Mahlon is a graduate of Perkins School of Theology, with a Masters of Church Ministry and a Concentration in Urban Studies.

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LauraMay Sorkin

LauraMay Sorkin

Minister of Youth & Communications

lauramay@northaven.org

LauraMay serves as the Minister of Youth and Communications. She joined the Northaven staff in the spring of 2013. Her responsibilities include youth ministry in Sunday school and UMYF, summer missions, communications, and publicity.

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Susan De Kam

Susan De Kam

Organist

susan@northaven.org

Dr. Susan De Kam joined our staff as Organist, at the beginning of June. Susan has been on staff at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Dallas since 2007. Prior to coming to Dallas, Susan served churches in Michigan while earning her Master’s degree at the University of Michigan.

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Meet the Staff

Micah 6:8

He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?