Nic joined the Philadelphia Church staff in 2017. He is from Shelby, NC and his wife, Lisa, is from Dayton, OH. They have a daughter, Dakota. He is passionate about expanding the Kingdom of God through Children and Family ministries. He likes reading, writing, theology, art, coffee, film, music, football, and great food.

Maggie Justus

Maggie joined the Philadelphia United Methodist Church staff in 2018. A Fort Mill native, Maggie grew up attending St. John’s in Fort Mill and graduated from Nation Ford High School. She and her husband Lance live in Fort Mill with their two dogs, Honey and Nala.

Director of Youth and Young Adults

Bishop L. Jonathan Holston

Bishop of the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Bishop, SC Conference UMC

Pastor David Taylor

Pastor David, his wife, Toni and their dog, Soccer joined PUMC on July 1, 2021 and are just thrilled to be here and begin their new adventure at PUMC. They have a blended family of five sons who are married and reside in Greenville, SC.

Senior Pastor

Jim Lowder

Jim came to Philadelphia Church in August of 2017. He is the youngest son of a United Methodist minister, growing up in Western NC. Born in Asheville, Jim has called Cherryville, Walkertown, Greensboro and Charlotte home. Jim is married to his wife, Debra, a teacher in Gaston County. He has two grown children, Drew and Abbie. He is an avid Duke and NASCAR fan.

Director of Worship Arts