Staff/Ministry Team

The Congregation of Sedgefield Church


“Love as I have loved you” (John 13:34). Motivated by love for one another, each of us is called to a ministry of compassion, service, justice, and care for those around us. We are all in ministry together. … Read More

Jim Brookshire


I have served as the pastor of Sedgefield Church since July 2016. I am a native Charlottean who is glad to be home again! It is a thrill to be a part of a thriving neighborhood--Sedgefield--and a vibrant, diverse city like Charlotte.  … Read More

(704) 523-0077

Ron Aldridge

Worship Director

I began working with Sedgefield Church in 2008 as a musician and vocalist. My role has expanded and I currently serve as the Worship Director, working with Pastor Jim weekly to bring a meaningful and smooth worship experience to fruition each week. … Read More


Charlotte Guthrie

Office Manager

I work part time, usually in the mornings, in the office of Sedgefield Church. My duties include answering the main phone line (704) 523 - 0077, coordinating the church calendar, developing the church publications, and booking rooms for outside groups. … Read More


Mary Jo Bridges, Children's Ministries Director

Mary Jo Bridges

Director Children's Ministries

I have been a member of Sedgefield United Methodist Church for 33 years.  I teach Children's Sunday School, direct VBS, and organize all children’s activities.  I am also the director of our After School Mentoring Program. I have held the position of Director of Children’s Ministries since February 2014. … Read More


Bud Davidson


I have been a member of St. Paul UMC (later Sedgefield UMC) since 1974 and began the position of treasurer for St. Paul UMC in 1982. … Read More