Pastor & Leaders Page
Pastor Frank O. King
For the last twenty years, Pastor Frank has been with St. Matthews and Rock Church Ministries in Sandown and Plaistow in a variety of positions and was pastor at St. Matthews from 2013 to 2017. He is a second career pastor. Twenty years ago, while senior vice president for the Community Newspaper Division of Dow Jones & Co. in New York, Frank felt God’s call to ministry and immediately resigned his corporate position and moved to Sandown, NH.
Pastor Frank is a member of the Congregational Development Team for the Tri-State District of the United Methodist Church, awarded the Denman Evangelism Award for the New England Conference in 2011. In 1989 he was named the B’nai Brith person of the year in Beverly, MA and in 1990 received the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary president’s council award for dedicated service.
He and his wife Sherry have three adult children and five grandchildren.
Patricia Chase - Lay Leader
Patricia has been a member of PUMC for over 30 years. She is a third generation Methodist who was baptised at PUMC by William Wyle. She was married at PUMC to Butch Chase by Alton Mark on June 17, 1972. She has attended Sunday School as a child and an adult. She has two children Amand and Stephen and two grand-children Elizabeth and Daniel Huber.
She taught Sunday School, all ages, and was the Sunday School Superintendent for 10 plus years. She has led Bible Studies, taught and directed VBS, participated in choir and Praise Band and leads the congregation in Prayer during worship. She has been the chair of several committees over the years. Presently she is on the Finance Committee, Witness Committee, and Church Council She was Treasurer for 15 years and is the Lay Leader starting in 2017.