Meet Our Staff Members

Rev Kim KendrickRev Kim Kendrick
Lead Pastor
"Pastor Kim" enjoys sharing her gifts as Lead Pastor of Living Water United Church of Christ. As a leader of the church, her responsibilities include preaching, teaching Bible Study, Youth Ministry, and providing pastoral care to families and community individuals as needed. Pastor Kim is a graduate of Lancaster Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree and a Certificate in Youth and Young Adult Ministry. In addition to Living Water, she serves as the ... more
Cell Phone: (267) 987-6744
Office Phone: (267) 388-6061

Rev Emily LivingstonRev Emily Livingston
Associate Pastor
Office Phone: (267) 388-6061

Rev Nicolas O'RourkeRev Nicolas O'Rourke
Pastor - Teacher (Supply)

Rev Denise StathamRev Denise Statham
Senior Co-Pastor Emeritus and Founder
Rev. Denise Statham recently served as one of the Senior Co-Pastors of Living Water United Church of Christ. As a founding member of the church, her responsibilities 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 ... more

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 ... more

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 ... more
Office Phone: (267) 388-6061