Ministry Team

Ministry Team

Pastor William Sabiston


Pastor William is a North Carolina native from Durham.  He graduated with a BA in Religious Studies from Appalachian State University and Masters of Divinity from Duke Divinity School. William is married to Abby Sabiston and they have one son, Asher, and a golden retriever, Finley. Prior to coming to First UMC Siler City, William served as Associate Pastor at St. Luke UMC(Sanford).  William is passionate about strengthening the body of Christ to grow in our love for God and for one another in everything we do. In his free time, William enjoys being with his family, playing golf or pickleball or any other sport, and watching all NC State sports.

Annette Harris

Administrative Assistant

Annette was born and raised in Siler City.  She loves learning.  She has a PhD in Holistic Nutrition and several degrees from other institutions including a MS from NC A&T State University.  She is a Hallelujah Acres Health Minister. God has blessed her to host a weekly radio broadcast where she ministers in song and shares health & wellness tips. She enjoys blogging, teaching, creating and posting health & wellness videos on Facebook & YouTube, and creating things on and off the computer.  Most of all, she loves Jesus.

Donna Locklear

Finance Secretary

Donna Locklear has lived in Siler City all her life. She has a Shih-Tzu Zoey and she enjoys  spending time reading, doing diamond art, watching hockey (Go Canes) &  just rocking on the front porch. Her experience with finances goes back to high school days, where back then, she developed an interest in recordkeeping. When she graduated she continued taking classes at CCCC.  She was fortunate enough to get an office job and continued to grow in her  knowledge of finances through experiences with her past employers. She has gone from recording everything by hand, to working on a computer that was the size of a room, to now having a desktop. She is a firm believer in hard work and persistence with a lot of kindness pays off. She has 3 sisters, who are her rock and fortunately all live in Siler City.

Tim Davidson

Music Director


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