About Us


We exist to help people begin the journey with Jesus, grow in relationship with Him, and serve the world. A Free Methodist Church planted back in 1860, we have a long history of upholding our core values of biblical living and serving the poor. 

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Our Vision

Begin the journey with Jesus, Grow in relationship with Him, and Serve the world.


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    The Journey begins on Sunday mornings. We gather to glorify God and to encourage one another as we journey together.

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    We grow in community through groups an living life together.

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    We serve by striving to meet the spiritual and physical needs of our community, and around the world.

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Our Leadership Team

To connect with any of our staff please email Office@EdgewoodROC.org

  • Pastor Doug LangfordLead Pastor


    Pastor Doug was raised in Illinois and Connecticut, in a home that really didn’t believe in God. In spite of that, he came to know Christ personally at the age of 17. That moment was the beginning of an entirely new direction for his life. Doug attended Greenville College for 2 years and then finished school at Gordon College in Massachusetts. He sensed God’s call to preaching and pastoral work while at Greenville. After college, he attended Asbury Theological Seminary, where he met his wife Sharon who was attending Asbury College across the street. They have 2 great children, Nicole and Dylan, and have been pastoring in the Free Methodist Church since 1990. They made Rochester their home in 2011.


  • Pastor Daria Roesch - Associate Pastor


    After 15 years as our Children's Ministries Director, Pastor Daria transitioned to Care and Communication Pastor, and is now Associate Pastor.  She oversees hospital and homebound visitation to members of our church family, provides guidance for communication at Edgewood, oversees our Family Ministries and our Next Steps Ministry to visitors. She and her husband Matt began attending Edgewood in 1994. They have three wonderful adult daughters. Daria received her Masters in Theological Studies from Northeastern Seminary and was ordained an elder in the FMC in July, 2015. She is currently working on a Doctor of Ministry degree.

  • Ephram Wilkoff -  Production Director


    Ephram oversees anything creative that takes place on a Sunday morning. He has been in Rochester at Edgewood since October 2014, and has a B.A. in Worship Arts Leadership and Broadcasting from Spring Arbor University. Ephram has been leading worship professionally since graduating in 2009. In 2021 he changed titles to become our Production Director, where he takes care of all things production at Edgewood. His personal mission statement is to incite passion for Jesus by creating environments that encourage the Holy Spirit to move and change peoples' lives. He and his wife, Kay, are foster parents and have one forever daughter, Myalynn, and two bio sons, Glenn and Walden.

  • Jessie Keim - Worship Director

    Jessie Keim will be joining our Edgewood staff as the new Worship Leader of our 10:00 am contemporary service and special services (Good Friday, Christmas Eve and others).

    Jessie comes to our congregation after many years of service at Pearce Church. She, along with her husband, Rob, and their three daughters, will be joining us for an in-person introduction on Sunday, September 26. Jessie’s first opportunity to lead us in worship will be on Sunday, October 3 (Grand Opening Sunday), which will be a special day in the life of our church family. 



  • Pastor Louis Colon - 8:30 am Traditional Service Pastor


    Pastor Louis leads the 8:00 am service at Edgewood and is also serving in pastoral care. He has been attending and serving Edgewood for more than 10 years. He has a Masters in Theological Arts from Northeastern Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry in Preaching from Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School. Louis is also an ordained elder in the Free Methodist Church. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he lived most of his childhood and youth in Puerto Rico, where he also earned a B.A. in English and a Masters in Education. Louis has been married to Laura since 1975 and is the father of four (3 boys and a girl) and happy grandfather to 10 grandchildren. When not serving at Edgewood, he is in Puerto Rico teaching and preaching, or teaching courses at Roberts Wesleyan College and/or Northeastern Seminary. If you ask Louis 3 words that define him, his answer is: "Pray, Learn and Love."

  • Lisa Murphy - Director of Children's Ministries


    Lisa Murphy is our Director of Children's Ministries, overseeing Nursery through 5th grade. She is a graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College, has a MS in Education from the University of New England, has over 13 years of experience in kids ministry at Edgewood, and is a mom to four daughters. In her free time, Lisa runs and spends time watching her daughter play sports and perform with their musical instruments. Married since 2000, she and her husband Ben reside in Fairport.  

  • Amanda Wilson - Assistant Director of Children's Ministries

    Amanda Wilson is our Assistant Director of Children's Ministries.  She is the proud mother of two little little girls who love to dance and an active little boy. She is married to her college sweetheart, Lee.  Amanda graduated from SUNY Fredonia with a BS in Childhood Education. She also has a MS in Differentiated Instruction from Canisius College.  Amanda is excited to bring her love of music and theater to the Sprouts classroom.  After serving the teens for 5 years at Edgewood, Amanda is excited to partner with Lisa Murphy and create a program where children can build a friendship with Jesus. 

  • Loren Noble - Teen Ministries Director


    Loren oversees our Teen Ministries for teens in grades 6-12. She joined Edgewood in January of 2018 and graduated from  Roberts Wesleyan College in May of 2018 with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communication. She is originally from Syracuse, NY but, made Rochester her home upon graduating college. She is a newlywed, having married Chris Noble in October, 2020. Loren part-time nannies and likes to visit family and friends in her free time. She also volunteers with our Healthy Harvest Ministries.



  • Nicole Langford - Content Creator


    Nicole is our content creator behind the face of Edgewood. She works part-time with us, and has a full-time freelance design business. She started working with Edgewood in 2019, on our rebrand, and has transitioned to creating digital and print materials, like our social media, building materials, and website. She is passionate about sustainability and bringing a creative spark to small local businesses. She Graduated from RIT with a double major in Graphic Design & Illustration. She has worked as a designer at Chase Design, Wegmans, Fujifilm, and Buffalo Games until she started her freelance brand in 2018. When she's not designing she loves to rock climb, take photos, adventure with her dog, and watch movies.

  • Pastor Tom Kilburn - Building Manager & Associate Pastor


    Pastor Tom is the second of 6 boys who began life in Buffalo, NY and then moved to Western PA.  He received a scholarship to Temple University to play football and graduated with a degree in Education and Urban Recreation. He had a life-changing experience with Jesus just before he married his wife, Cherie.  He graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary, served at 8 churches, and has been in Rochester for many years and at Edgewood since 2008.

  • Maranda & Tim Taylor - Healthy Harvest Co-Directors


    After living in many pockets of the United States, Tim and Maranda are thankful to be home in Western New York to start planting roots. Tim has recently transitioned out of the armed forces, and Maranda is a school social worker for at-risk youth. Tim and Maranda have two sons: Noah and William. The Taylors enjoy being outside and are always looking to try something new! They enjoy serving God’s Kingdom and watching His mighty works unfold and are thankful for the Edgewood Church Family and the privilege to use their passions to lead Healthy Harvest Ministries. 

CONTACT


Phone: 585.244.9200

Email: Office@edgewoodroc.org

Address: 111 E. Jefferson Rd. Pittsford NY 14534

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