Pastor – Rev. Bethany Carpenter
Pastor Bethany began this blessed appointment on January 1, 2015. She was educated at Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, at Cal State LA (B.A.) and at Claremont School of Theology (M.Div.). Carpenter’s ministry began as a Visitation Chaplain for Burbank First United Methodist Church in 2001, and moved into the New Mexico Annual Conference in 2006, serving in Santa Fe, and Melrose, NM. She is grateful to God for this congregation, and for being closer to her family.
Choir Director – Marsha Porter
Marsha began leading our Chancel Choir in 2005. She also plays the piano and leads the worship at our 10 am service.
Handbell Choir Director – Marcia Heerema-Hoffman
Marcia has led our Hand Bell Choir, the Orange Pealers, since 1992.
We are searching for a qualified organist for our magnificent Schoenstein Pipe Organ. David Wheatly plays once a month.
Church Secretary – Mimi Burns
Mimi is our newest staff member, joining us in September of 2012, and has become the friendly voice on the phone when you call the church office.
Grounds Keeper – Chad Hurd
Chad has served as our church custodian and grounds keeper since 2005.
Custodian – Dan Michel
Dan was a school custodian for most of his working career. We are blessed to have him aboard.