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DANIEL HERRING
Pastor
 
 
Daniel enjoys serving in ministry as a teacher, preacher, and pastor.  He was appointed to Petal UMC in 2013.  He enjoys reading with a good cup of coffee, visiting friends with a good cup of coffee, and pretty much anything else with a good cup of coffee.  
 
When he is not spending time with his wife and 4 daughters or serving in ministry, he can be found on the golf course!  
 
Some of his favorite authors are Shane Claiborne, Eugene Peterson, and Ted Dekker.
 
He is a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary and an ordained elder of the UMC.
 
SAMMY BARR
Choir Minister
 
 
Sammy has served as choir director at Petal UMC since 1985.  He holds a Master’s degree in music from the University of Southern Mississippi and before his retirement, directed bands at Grenada HS, Sumrall HS, Petal HS, and Jones County Junior College.
 
While not playing music or running sound, Sammy enjoys spending time with his 4 children and 4 grandchildren.
 
 
 
DREW HERRING
Worship Leader, reTHINK/
Youth Minister
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 Hello!  My name is Drew, I play keys, sing, write, and arrange.  I studied music at Belmont University and graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in 2011.
 
I am excited about the ministry we can accomplish together at Petal UMC.  
 
You may have noticed that Daniel and I share the same last name  and that’s because we share the same parents.  I’m excited to be working in ministry together with my brother.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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