Meet Our Pastor!
Bishop John Schol appointed The Rev. Dr. Larry Potts as Pastor of the Franklinville United Methodist Church effective in July, 2014.
“Pastor Larry” began his pastorate in Franklinville on July 1. Larry is married to his wife, Carol, and they are our new parsonage family. Larry and Carol have 3 grown children. Their daughter Elizabeth is married to Glenn Klucka. They have two sons, Daniel and Matthew.
Larry has been in ministry for 31 years, has served in a variety of roles, and provided leadership throughout the Conference and with the Districts he has served. Larry has served churches in the following communities: Linwood, Hamilton Township, Beverly, Merchantville, Turnersville, and Pitman. He summarizes pastoral ministry concisely: “I love God, love God’s people and love to lead people to faith in Christ!” From his earliest years of ministry Larry has been considered a church planter. In the past 6 years as Senior Pastor of Pitman UMC more than 160 people joined the church! Pastor Larry has knowledge and gifts in church growth. His experience and abilities will help guide Franklinville to reach the next level in their ministry.
Welcome Pastor Larry and Carol!