Dr. David Saliba, Senior Pastor
The Saliba family moved to Perdido Bay UMC in 2016 after serving over 10 years in ministry in Alabama. David studied Biological-Chemistry and Religion at Birmingham-Southern College where he graduated with honors and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. David was a Pitts Fellowship Recipient and graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He earned his Doctorate of Ministry in Church Leadership Excellence from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. He is married to Elizabeth and together they have three beautiful children, Joseph, Grace, and Jacob.
Rev. Dr. Levi S. Gardner, Executive Pastor
Levi began his ministry at Perdido Bay UMC in July 2014. He and his wife, Caroline are from Orange Beach, AL. Levi studied Psychology at Auburn University where he graduated in December 2010 and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. Levi earned his Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology at Emory University in May 2014. Most recently he earned his Doctor of Ministry degree in Church Leadership Excellence from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. in May 2020. Levi and Caroline have two daughters, Merritt and Hazel.