Rev. Saxon Scarborough

Rev. Saxon Scarborough is in his 20th year as Minister of Music at First UMC.  He supervises the music & worship arts ministries of the church, and directs seven of the church’s 13 choirs.  

He is an ordained deacon in the United Methodist Church, and enjoys participating in Gaston String Orchestra, Meals on Wheels, Salvation Army Breakfast Teams, and the Rotary Community Garden.   

He holds music and ministerial degrees from Indiana University, Vanderbilt University and Georgia State University.  He is also active in the Fellowship of United Methodists in Music & Worship Arts.  

A native of North Carolina, he is married to Patti; and they have one grown daughter, Lauren.  He is an Atlanta Braves fan, and enjoys gardening, sailing, and golf.