Staff

Pastor Nina Patton-Semerod

Rev. Nina Patton-Semerod, an ordained elder in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of The United Methodist Church, was appointed to serve Epworth in July of 2019.  Pastor Nina earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Moravian College in 2011 and Master of Divinity degree from Drew Theological Seminary in 2014.  She lives in Bethlehem with her husband, Scott, and son, Luke.

In her work, Pastor Nina enjoys preaching and teaching, and working with children and youth.  Pastor Nina is excited to work with the welcoming people of Epworth as we continue to demonstrate God’s love to our neighbors.  

Pastor Donald Moore

Pastor Don is a Local Licensed Pastor of the United Methodist Church and is fully endorsed as a Chaplain.  Pastor Don calling is in prison ministry where he serves as a spiritual advisor at 5 correctional facilities across 4 counties.  At these facilities, he presents bible studies, conducts non-denominational worship service and hears re-affirmations of faith.  As a Viet Nam veteran, Don specializes in counseling and advising incarcerated veterans.

Pastor Don holds degrees from Albright, Lehigh and Northampton.  He retired from teaching and private practice to enter the ministry.  Don is also a member of the Yoke-Fellowship Prison Ministry organization and serves as it’s Chaplain for the North East conference.