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Pastor - Reverend Dwayne McDuff

Reverend Dwayne McDuff Reverend McDuff is originally from Florence, Alabama. He attended and graduated from Brooks High School in Killen, Alabama. Bro. Dwayne graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology and Psychology. He received his Master of Divinity Degree from Memphis Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tennessee.
He is married to Martha Sego McDuff. Martha is originally from Cloverdale, Alabama. She graduated from Central High School. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of North Alabama. Dwayne and Martha have three children: Samantha McDuff Allen and husband Kyle; Amanda McDuff; and Summer Beth McDuff. Brother Dwayne just celebrated 34 years of ministry in June, 2017.

Youth Director - Chris Cassel

Chris Cassel Chris Cassel is a Florence native that has attended the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Florence, Alabama for 25 years. He has been working with the youth and young adult ministries for the past several years. Chris Cassel graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems.
He is currently married to Ashlee Cassel. Ashlee Cassel is originally from Orange Beach, Alabama but has lived in the Florence area for the past 11 years. She is currently attending Athens State University and is working to obtain a Bachelor of Education.

Children's Director - Kaitlin Cornelius

Choir Director and Pianist

Peggy Davis


David Colvard

Children's Church Attendants

Kerry Barnett
Amanda McDuff

Nursery Attendants

Kaitlin Cornelius
Ashlee Lanier
Lindsey Sykes


2019 Jeff Cornelius
Chris Cassel
2020 Ruby Letson
Philip Gambrell
2021 Jim Engelthaler
David Colvard