Our Staff

Pastoral Transition

We are currently in a pastoral transition and look forward to the time when we can post about our Transitional Pastor.

Tim Arnold – Commissioned Ruling Elder

Tim Arnold has been a member of Hanover for 45 years and Commissioned Ruling Elder (CRE) since Spring of 2014.  He has served on Deacons, Elders (3 times) including clerk.  He helps the Deacons and can usually be found bringing food into the Food Pantry or assisting with various activities.  Tim is also serving the First Presbyterian Church of Port Penn as their part-time CRE and has been helping there since around 2011.  Tim is married to Becky Arnold (50+ year member of Hanover, who guides the Food Pantry and many other areas at the church.)  They have four sons: Mathieu, Ben, Peter and Mark, as well as 5 grandchildren.

Rev. Brooke A. Scott – Organizing Pastor

Rev. Scott (she/her) is originally from the Philadelphia area.  She is a Black, cisgender, queer-identified Presbyterian and is both the part-time pastor of Church on Main in Middletown, DE, and as the Presbytery’s Organizing Pastor here at Hanover.  She has a dual degree in MDiv (Master of Divinity) degree from Duke Divinity School and a MSW (Master of Social Work) from the University of North Carolina.  She is currently discerning the possibility of a New Worshipping Community located in the Wilmington area.  In her free time, she enjoys reading books, writing, listening to music and podcasts, collecting vinyl records, practicing yoga, and traveling.

Twyla Evitts – Minister of Music and Church Administrator

Twyla has been both a church administrator and a church musician for more than 35 years.  She graduated from SUNY Buffalo with a Bachelor’s degree in Music/Organist Performance and from The University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s degree in business and marketing.  She has been at Hanover since 2013 and loves being able to serve God and others through the church.  She has a daughter, Alexandra, and a son, Grant.  She enjoys having friends over for dinner and cards, epic adventure movies, and spending time with her children.

Herman Pulliam – Sexton

Herman has been a member of Hanover for 35 years and enjoys working here as Sexton.  He came to Wilmington, Delaware, as a child, and has lived here his whole life.  Herman is retired military from the Army National Guard.  He and his wife Marjorie have three children and three grandchildren.  His favorite hobby is being semi-retired!

Jerri Harmon – Child Care

Jerri has been professionally caring for children for over 30 years.  She enjoys working both at Hanover and at the Open Arms Academy.   She is the mother of three young adults.  She is quick to say that her favorite thing to do is shop!

Office Volunteers

We are grateful to the volunteers who staff the office Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays:  Alice Cornelius, Ruth Howell, Walter Scott, and George Turner

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