Staff

Pastoral Staff

 

miller-david-139Reverend David Miller
seniorpastor@fumcwp.org
David Miller grew up in Chicago in a family of deep faith. He was active in church growing up.  He earned a degree in biology from Wheaton College in Illinois, and felt called to ministry while serving as youth director at Silver Palm UMC in Homestead, FL.   David attended Candler at Emory for his Masters in Divinity.  He has served as Associate Pastor at FUMC Coral Gables, Senior Pastor at FUMC Gulfport, founding pastor of Hope UMC in Trinity and most recently at FUMC St Petersburg. His hobbies are running, reading and the beach. David has been married for 20 years and has 3 children.


Reverend Gary Rideout
garyr@fumcwp.org
Gary Rideout has served as Minister of Congregational Care since June 1999. Gary received his Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary. Gary is married to Rev. Jayne Rideout. They have two daughters, Natalie and Meredith.


photoReverend Jayne Rideout
jayner@fumcwp.org
Jayne Rideout has served as Minister of Discipleship since 2004. Jayne received her Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. Jayne is married to Rev. Gary Rideout. They have two daughters, Natalie and Meredith.


JimReverend Jim Berlau
jimberlau@fumcwp.org
Jim Berlau has served as the Pastor of South Street Ministry since 2010, an outreach and mission ministry of First UMC Winter Park. Jim is pursuing his Masters of Divinity at Asbury Theological Seminary. Jim is father to son, Zachary, and daughter, Madison.


cblocherReverend Craig Blocher
craigb@fumcwp
Craig Blocher grew up in Columbus, Ohio in a loving family of faith. Craig has served as the director of high school ministries at a large church in Williamsburg, Va and as pastor of Sardis UMC in Atlanta, where he served while in seminary at the Candler School of Theology. Craig has been married to his wife Erin for 5 years, and they are expecting their first child.


View More: http://meredithwilckephotography.pass.us/van-son-passReverend Michele Van Son
Michele@fumcwp.org
Michele Walker Van Son is a product of the First United Methodist Church of Winter Park. As a Deacon in the Florida Conference, she works with us part-time to lead and empower our hospitality ministries which include welcoming, belonging, and deploying people for mission and ministry. Michele often facilitates small groups and speaks at events. She also serves part-time as Congregational Vitality Specialist for the 82 United Methodist congregations in our district. She is the mother of three children, twins Josh & Nick and younger sister, Lillian.


Ministry Directors


Jensen Hendriks
Director of Communications
407.644.2906 ×238

Mary Beth Johnston
Interim Director Children’s Ministry
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Michael LeBlanc
Director of Student Ministry
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Randy Parsons
Director of Kitchen Ministry
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Michael Roberts
Director of Music Ministries
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Carol Smith
Director of Lay Ministry
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Jon Tschanz
Director of Young Adult Ministry
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Rosemary Ubinger
Director of Methodist School for Early Education
407.644.4313

Murray Wilton
Director of Operations
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Ministry Staff


Laura-Grace Anderson
Worship Coordinator (part-time)
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George Atwell
Organist (part-time)

Micah Boshears
Communications Assistant (part-time)
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Jennifer Boyd
Children’s K-1 & Music (part-time)
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Carol Buhler
Music Ministry Assistant (part-time)
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Lisa Curzon
Office Administrator for Southstreet Ministry
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Jenny Logus
Studio 150
908.578.3368

Ellen Ludewig
Office Manager
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Kathy Marshall
Congregational Care Assistant
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Betsy McKeeby
Parish Nurse (part-time)
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Dawn Peterson
Children’s Nursery Supervisor

Annette Snedaker
Assistant to Pastors
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Laura Toshie
Mission & Outreach Coordinator (part-time)
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Carey Urbina
Noah’s Ark Coordinator  (part-time)
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Alison Ware
Financial/Membership Administrator
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