Joshua Franklin, new son of Katie and Jim, was born on December 15. He weighs 7lbs 13oz and is 20″ long. Mom and baby are both great.

Congratulations to Katie, Jim, and big sister Katherine! We rejoice with you!

Holy Baptism is scheduled for the 11 a.m. Eucharist on the Feast of the Baptism of our Lord, January 7, 2018.

St Matthew's Pastor Sam Zumwalt


The Rev. Dr. Samuel Zumwalt has worked in churches for 42 years and in May 2018 celebrated the 37th anniversary of his ordination to the holy ministry. He is a member of the Society of the Holy Trinity ( In 2004, Pr. Zumwalt moved with his family to Wilmington from Texas, where he served for 23 years as pastor of small, midsize, and large congregations.