Reverend Anita Taylor


The Reverend Anita Taylor is an Ordained Elder in full connection with The North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church. She has her Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity School and Bachelor of Science in Materials Science & Engineering from Virginia Tech. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, loving on her fur babies, doing DIY projects and dipping her toes in the ocean. She experiences the joy of living into God's calling on her life with those at Holly Springs UMC and beyond. 

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Kathy Whittington

Director of Youth and Children's Ministry

Kathy directs our children and youth ministries. She loves seeing our children grow in their love of Jesus and our youth grow in discipleship. She enjoys being outside at the beach, the pool or hiking with her family and their dog Daisy.

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Jil Murfee


Jil Murfee

Church Administrator/Financial Secretary

Jil is likely the first person you will meet in our office and the voice you will hear over the phone. She schedules all church activities, sends out our official communications and serves as our financial secretary.  Yes, she loves details! Jil enjoys Yoga/Thai Chi exercising, gardening, reading, and spending time with her family.


Adam Capps

Contemporary Worship Praise Team Leader

Adam coordinates the music and leads the Praise Team for the church's blended worship service. Adam enjoys working with the band students at Holly Grove Middle School, teaching private music lessons, playing music with friends and spending time with family.  In addition, Adam is a big UNC fan and enjoys watching games with friends and family.  Go Heels!


Elise Rammalaere

Traditional Worship Service Musician

Elise plays piano for our blended weekly worship service. She is a student at Meredith College and enjoys embroidering while watching movies or shows. And, she loves to run and read (not at the same time however)!

Meet our Nursery Staff

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Theia Lotz

Theia is a part of our loving nursery team who cares for our infants and toddlers every Sunday.

Others Who Make a Difference at HSUMC



George Huegerich

Sound/AV coordinator 

George coordinates the sound and AV ministry.  In addition, George helps with the church IT needs. He enjoys flying drones and photography in his free time, as well as learning and experimenting with new and emerging technologies.