Staff and Ministry Leaders

The following individuals serve in roles of leadership at South Fork Friends Church. They are pastoral staff and members who oversee the business, spiritual needs, and/or music needs of the congregation. We are thankful for their service and invite you to connect with them if you are interested in serving in a specific capacity.

  • Pastor - Daniel Thames

    Daniel Thames has been in ministry in Friends circles for over 20 years. He has served in multiples roles including serving local churches as both lead pastor and in associate roles. He has also served in denominational work, camp ministry and as adjunct faculty. He has been married to his wife Dana for 18 years and had two children, Isaac and Sydney.

  • Monthly Meeting Clerk - Lin Andrew

    Lin is a birth right member of South Fork Friends Meeting and has many fond memories of growing up in the church. He has served as an Elder and on various committees. Lin is married and has three children.   He is the owner of Chestnut Hill Poultry Farm

  • Monthly Meeting Recording Clerk - Sharon Bowers

    Sharon retired from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill after 32 years.  She grew up in South Fork Friends Church and has served on many committees and volunteered for various activities.  She has served as the Recording Clerk for Monthly Meeting for many years now.

Our WOrship Leaders

We are grateful for the dedicated service of these individuals. 

They enrich our gatherings for worship, and bless many by their faithful witness to God's goodness.

  • Choir Director

    Brenda Lindley

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  • Pianist

    Ann Mann

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  • Organist

    Patricia Harris

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  • Asst. Pianist/Organist

    Sherry Norfleet

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  • Sound Room

    Julie Lindley

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  • Sound Room

    Charles Woody

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Our Elders


  • Josh Harris - Clerk

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  • Lee Cloer - Asst. Clerk

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  • Blake Szilvay - Recording Clerk

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  • Susan Thomas - Asst. Recording Clerk

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  • Andrew Hadley

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  • Ann Mann

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  • Melanie Reece

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  • Todd Roper

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