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Staff

Dr. David Comperry

A life-long Methodist and the son of a minister in the United Methodist Church, David Comperry has been at Emmanuel since June, 2010. A native of Middle Tennessee, David received his BA degree from Vanderbilt University and his Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University.…

Linda Gabriel

Rev. Linda Gabriel is associate minister at Emmanuel since 2009.  She received her BSN in nursing and BA in religion from Duke University. Before entering the ministry, she worked as an RN. She received her M.Div. from Duke Divinity School. She is ecclesiastically endorsed by the UMC and is a board certified fellow in APC.…

Kevin Presley

Kevin received his Master of Sacred Music and Master of Music in Voice Performance from Southern Methodist University/Perkins School of Theology. He is an ordained Deacon in the United Methodist Church. In addition to his role at Emmanuel, Kevin serves as the National Events Chairperson for the Fellowship of United Methodists in Music and Worship…

Danny Faulk

Danny joined the staff of Emmanuel UMC in the fall of 1993 and was previously the chair person of the Sports & Recreation committee of Asbury United Methodist Church in Memphis, where he grew up. Danny is a founding member and current board member of East Shelby Church Recreation Association (ESCRA) a multi denominational sports…

Mario Kee

Mario Kee is the Director of Youth and College-Aged Ministries. Mario has a degree in Music Performance from Austin Peay State University and was working on a Masters in Music Performance from Eastern Michigan University when he decided to answer the call into youth and young adult ministry, which he has done in a variety of…

Jane Kinzer

A life-long United Methodist, Jane graduated from Lambuth College with a degree in Christian Education. She has a wide range of experience in children’s ministry both as a staff member and as a volunteer. She and her husband, Jeff, have two daughters, Hannah and Erika. Hannah was recently married to Charlie Christiansen.