Meet Our Staff Members

Rev Denise StathamRev Denise Statham
Senior Co-Pastor
Rev. Denise Statham serves as one of the Senior Co-Pastors of Living Water United Church of Christ. As a founding member of the church, her responsibilities have included preaching, teaching Bible Study, church-wide training retreats, monthly deacons training, writing devotional studies, and counseling members, families and community individuals as needed. Denise was ordained June 3, 2012, by the Philadelphia Association of the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference of the United Church of ... view details
Office Phone: (267) 388-6061
Email: DeniseStatham@lwucc.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dbstatham?fref=ts

Rev Kim KendrickRev Kim Kendrick
Senior Co-Pastor
Rev. Kim Kendrick enjoys sharing her gifts as one of the Senior Co-Pastors of Living Water United Church of Christ. As a leader of the church, her responsibilities include preaching, teaching Bible Study, Youth Ministry, leading devotional studies, and counseling members, families and community individuals as needed. Kim is a graduate from Lancaster Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree and a Certificate in Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Prior to seminary Kim spent seven ... view details
Cell Phone: (267) 987-6744
Office Phone: (267) 388-6061
Email: KimKendrick@lwucc.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KimKendrick316
Twitter: https://twitter.com/KKendrick316

Rev Emily LivingstonRev Emily Livingston
Associate Pastor
Office Phone: (267) 388-6061
Email: EmilyLivingston@lwucc.org

Rev Nicolas O'RourkeRev Nicolas O'Rourke
Assistant Pastor of Worship & Liturgical Arts/Young Adult Ministries

Rev Frank PenningtonRev Frank Pennington
Rev Frank Pennington is an Ordained Minister with the United Church of Christ and, prior to retirement, served the United Church of Christ at Valley Forge for just under thirty years as Senior Minister. Currently, Frank is active as a member of Living Water and serves on the Advisory Committee with The Institute for Religion and Science at Chestnut Hill College. Frank is also very involved with POWER because of his concerns around issues of human dignity and social justice and recently ... view details
Office Phone: (267) 388-6061
Email: FrankPennington@lwucc.org
Blog: frankonfaith@wordpress.com

Bishop Dwayne D RoysterBishop Dwayne D Royster
Senior Pastor Emeritus and Founder
Bishop Dwayne D. Royster is the founding Pastor of Living Water United Church of Christ. He is currently serving as political director of People Improving Communities through Organizing (PICO), the mother organization of POWER, in Washington, D.C. Bishop Royster has served in Pastoral ministry for the past 20 years in a variety of positions and denominations. He has served in the United Methodist Church, The Mennonite Church and the Baptist Church Traditions. Now along with other faithful ... view details