Pastor Lucinda Sharp
Pastor Sharp came to St. Luke's in July of 2023. She most recently served as pastor of First Methodist in Byrdstown, Tennessee. She also previously served at Alexandria United Methodist.
Pastor Sharp has been a licensed Methodist pastor since 2019. She continues her post-graduate studies in order to become fully ordained in the United Methodist Church. She received her bachelor’s degree from Tennessee State University with a major in business administration. She has experience in retail management and education, serving as Intervention Coordinator for a local school system.
She has been married to her husband Marc for over 40 years. They have one daughter, Darcy, an environmental attorney employed by the U. S. Justice Department in Washington.
She moved to the Columbia area in order to devote herself full-time to the work at St. Luke. She stated, “I am very excited to serve at St. Luke UMC, a church with a long history of service to the community.” She added, “I look forward to continuing that tradition of service as we continuously seek new ways to minister to the people of Columbia.
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