Meet the Worship Staff
Meet the Dedicated Worship Staff of Northaven United Methodist Church
Rev. Eric Folkerth
Who is Rev. Eric Folkerth? Eric has been pastor of Northaven since 2001. He served eleven years as associate pastor at Highland Park UMC in Dallas. At Northaven during his tenure, the new church building has been constructed and more than 250 new members have joined.
Minister of Music and the Arts
Stephanie earned her BA in Music from Yale University and then immediately came to Dallas to attend Southern Methodist University where she received her Master of Sacred Music degree with a concentration in choral conducting.
Minister of Congregational Life
Mahlon joined the Northaven staff in late 2014. Previously she served at Creekwood, Walnut Hill, and Preston Hollow United Methodist Churches. Mahlon is a graduate of Perkins School of Theology, with a Masters of Church Ministry and a Concentration in Urban Studies.
LauraMay Sorkin George
Minister of Youth & Communications
LauraMay serves as the Minister of Youth and Communications. She joined the Northaven staff in the spring of 2013. Her responsibilities include youth ministry in Sunday school, confirmation, UMYF, summer missions, communications, and publicity.
Susan De Kam
Dr. Susan De Kam joined our staff as Organist, at the beginning of June. Susan has been on staff at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Dallas since 2007. Prior to coming to Dallas, Susan served churches in Michigan while earning her Master’s degree at the University of Michigan.