"I am so blessed to serve as the pastor of this vibrant, kind and devoted church family. It is deeply rewarding to be part of a congregation in which everyone immediately feels at home among friends. We worship with joy and gratitude and serve others with energy and compassion. Our future holds so many possibilities--come and join in the adventure! God's blessings, Pastor Dan"
The Reverend Daniel W. Gepford has served as Pastor of the Sussex United Methodist Church since 2008. He holds an A.B. degree from the College of William and Mary, a J.D. degree from Duke University. and a Master of Divinity degree from Drew University. After retiring from a twenty-eight-year career as a senior attorney for AT&T, Pastor Dan earned a Master of Divinity degree from Drew University and entered the pastoral ministry. Before his appointment to Sussex, he served in United Methodist congregations in Andover, New Jersey and Toms River, New Jersey. Pastor Dan is passionate about our efforts to build a community focused on kindness, forgiveness, compassionate service, justice and commitment to God. He is committed to the church's mission of bringing people to Christ, helping disciples grow, and sharing Christ's love. At the same time, he believes that church should be fun, and we seek to build fun into all of the work we do.
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