About Us


Edgewood Church, formerly known as Edgewood Free Methodist Church, planted our roots in 1860. Located in Rochester, New York, we have recently completed a move to 111 East Jefferson Rd. in Pittsford. For more info on our denomination, The Free Methodist Church,


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Edgewood exists to help people...

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

How we see the vision:

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

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Grow - We grow in community through groups and living life together.

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

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Our Leadership Team

  • Pastor Doug LangfordLead Pastor

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    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 Tom Kilburn - Associate Pastor
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    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.

  • Pastor Daria Roesch - Care and Communication Pastor

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    After 15 years as our Children's Ministries Director, Pastor Daria transitioned to Care and Communication Pastor. She oversees hospital and homebound visitation to members of our church family, provides guidance for communication at Edgewood, and facilitates 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.

  • Pastor Brian Roth - Next Steps Pastor

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    Pastor Brian provides oversight to Edgewood’s discipleship pathway. He is responsible for helping people take first steps, next steps, and ongoing steps in their spiritual journey at Edgewood. He oversees our community groups, our adult education courses, and helps people get connected to one of our many serve teams. He previously served as our Pastor of Spiritual Formation (2019-2021) and before that, as our Youth Pastor (2012-2019). In May of 2018, Brian graduated with a Masters of Divinity from Northeastern Seminary and was ordained an elder in the Free Methodist Church. He is originally from Battle Creek, Michigan and has a B.A in Secondary Education Social Studies from Spring Arbor University.

  • Louis Colon - 8:00 Service Pastor

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    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

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    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. Married since 2000, she and her husband Ben reside in Fairport.  

  • Ephram Wilkoff - Worship Director

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    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. 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.

  • Kim Roth - Urban Missionary

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    Kim oversees our Healthy Harvest Ministries. which is our ministry to families in the South Plymouth/Jefferson Ave neighborhood of Rochester. She leads the Bible club that takes place at Charles Lunsford School #19 and oversees our mentoring program Monday-Thursday at Turning Point (our Healthy Harvest building). Kim has a heart for seeing God transform the lives of children, teens, and their families in the city of Rochester. She and Pastor Brian have been married since 2011 and have a daughter and a son.

  • Loren Noble - Youth Director

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    Loren oversees our Youth 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.



  • Nicole Langford - Content Creator
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    Nicole is a full-time freelancer located in Rochester New York. She began her freelance brand in 2016 while working as a designer at Fujifilm. She Graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a double major in Graphic Design & Illustration and then started working in Buffalo at Buffalo Games. When she's not designing she loves to hike, rock climb, knit, adventure with her 100ib dog, and watch movies. She started working with Edgewood in 2019, focusing mostly on our rebrand, but overtime started creating digital and print materials, along with helping us with our social media. She is passionate about sustainability and bringing a creative spark to small local businesses.

  • Amanda Wilson - Assistant Director of Children's Ministries
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    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. 

CONTACT


Phone: 585.244.9200

Email: Edgewoodfmc@gmail.com

Address: 111 E. Jefferson Rd. Pittsford NY 14534


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