On January 9 the Rotary Club of Spruce Pine welcomed their newest member,Rev. Jeremy Troxler. He is the Pastor of Spruce Pine United Methodist Church. The induction ceremony was conducted by Rotarian Kim Stephenson.Jeremy grew up in the Greensboro area and attended UNC-Chapel Hill where he was a Morehead Scholar with a Major in English. He later attend seminary at Duke Divinity School and served for a year as a pastor in the Channel Islands of Great Britain. He served four years as a pastor in Maggie Valley and then returned to Duke Divinity School for six years where he directed a grant-funded program which focused on helping rural church and communities in NC. Jeremy says he loves spending time with his wife, Margaret, and their two young daughters, and in his free time, he enjoys reading, hiking, and following the Atlanta Braves.
Pictured is Rotarian and sponsor, Marvin Walker, pinning the membership pin on the collar of new Rotarian Jeremy Troxler