Scott Sears

I began my service at Princeton FUMC on July 1, 2012. Previously, I served the Kincaid UMC Charge, Oxford UMC Charge (in NC), St. Paul's UMC - Ansted, Peterstown UMC, and Stout Memorical UMC.


Full name:

Gregory Scott Sears


But please call me:

Scott or Pastor Scott


My Description of what I do at FUMC:

I lead the staff and congregation in the vision God has given us for mission and ministry in Princeton as United Methodists.


Birthdate and Day of the Week I was born:

July 22, 1965…It was a Thursday.


Family facts:

Married to Pam Sears. We have three daughters – Leslie, Erin and Allie and five grandchildren (all from Leslie and her husband TJ): Zayden, Averi, Aubree, Emma and Jackson. We have two cats – Brooke and Rascal. My parents live in Parkersburg, WV, however, I grew up in Mt. Hope.


Favorite music:

Anything but Rap and Southern Gospel


Favorite Bible verse:

Habakkuk 2:3 – “There is still a vision for the appointed time; it testifies to the end; it does not deceive. If it delays, wait for it; for it is surely coming; It will not be late.” AND
Jeremiah 29:11 - “I know the plans I have in mind for you, declares the LORD; they are plans for peace, not disaster, to give you a future filled with hope.”


What I love to do in my spare time:

I love to read, write, walk and care for my small container garden.


Favorite place to eat:

Pies and Pints


Best book(s) I’ve recently read:

Searching for Sunday


One way folks can pray for me is:

Pray that I focus on the task of being the leader the congregation needs and not a person who tries to meet every need of the congregation.

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