David Wilkins

WILKINS-DAVIDDavid Wilkins has served as Organist and Keyboard Player since 2003 when he came “back home” to Wesley Church.

David first attended Wesley from 1956-1960 when his father, The Rev. Edward R. Wilkins, was Associate Pastor at Wesley and St. Paul’s, and later from 1967-1974 when Dr. Wilkins served as Chaplain at Wesley College.

David & his wife Debbie were married in the Wesley sanctuary in 1981, with The Rev. George Godfrey & Dad Wilkins officiating. Their son, Derek, is a proud product of the Wesley Church youth group.

David is recently retired from the Delaware State legislature, where he worked since 1974 and was Chief of Staff in the Senate. David graduated from Dover High School, Wesley College (A.A.– Music), and the University of Delaware (B.A.—Political Science).

David’s local “claim to fame” is accompanying Dover’s annual Christmas “Caroling on the Green” every year since 1984.