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Who We Are


    Ed Glaize has served as the senior pastor of Fairhope United Methodist Church for the past four years.  Prior to his arriving to serve this great church, Ed served the First United Methodist Church of Brewton, AL for 10 years, the Tallassee, AL First United Methodist Church for seven years and was on staff at Frist United Methodist Church of Montgomery for 7 years.  Ed is a graduate of Huntingdon College, where he received a B.A. in History and Math;
    Emory University for a Masters of Divinity and Columbia Theological Seminary for his doctorate. Helping congregations discover their purpose is a passion of Ed’s.  He also is thrilled to help people become passionate about Jesus.  Ed enjoys college athletics, (particularly Auburn), Braves baseball, being in the outdoors and spending time with his wife, Alecia and daughter Anna Grace.  His family endured a profound loss in September 2018 as their son Curtis was killed in an automobile accident.  The grace of God and the love of many people have helped ease their pain.