The staff at McKendree know how to get things done... and have fun doing it! They are people with a servant's heart and are here to help you #Thrive in your faith! Check out what they say about themselves and take a minute to look up their favorite Bible verse.
Julie has served as McKendree's Senior Pastor for 5 years. She has been a presence of love, learning, encouragement and reassurance in God's word through her leadership and ministry here. Julie has recently been appointed to Marietta First UMC and will begin her service there on June 21, 2018. At this time McKendree will welcome Pastor Brian Germano as the new Senior Pastor. This is a tradition of the Methodist church called "itinerant preaching" and dates back to the founding of the church.
"I am married to an amazing woman, and God has blessed us with two great kids (Elizabeth and James). I am an optimistic, fun-loving person who loves to laugh."
Verse: Matthew 22: 37-40
(If you don't know the scriptures listed under the staff bios, go on and open up that Bible. By the power and love of God, it could change your life!)
Director of Preschool, Co-Director of Children's Ministry
"I am a wife to Jeff, mom to Ayden and Jordan, supporter of the Vols and anything soccer. I love serving McKendree and it's community."
Verse: Proverbs 3: 5-6
Director of Student Ministry
What a blessing it is to have Paula leading our student ministry! Paula and her husband Bill, along with their 2 children, Paden and Audrey, are long time members of McKendree.
Director of Communications
"It feels great to be able to use my skills to share all the amazing things that are happening in our awesome church with the community!"
Verse: Joshua 1:9
Administrative Assistant &
"For over 20 years, I have had the pleasure of serving God at McKendree. I love spending time with my children and grandchildren. My family, friends and church are everything to me." Verse: Romans 8:28
"I am a wife, mom, and grandma, and I love my job at McKendree UMC."
Verse: Joshua 1:9
"I think of myself as the protector of McKendree UMC. I am proud of the church and thankful to be a part of this team." Verse: Psalm 23: 1-6
Contemporary Worship Leader
"I am passionate about music and believe it speaks to a person's soul. McKendree is a place to worship in prayer, music, and fellowship. It is a special place."
Verse: Philippians 4:6
Coordinator of Youth Music
"I am a Music Education student at UGA and am blessed to get to facilitate and cultivate the love of music with the youth of MUMC. It is my goal to show young people that music can change us, and worship can change the world."
Verse: Psalm 100: 1-3
ALISON TROYER PRICE
Coordinator of Children's Music
"I love the children of McKendree! It is a joy be a part of our choir family to sing, dance, & share the love of Jesus! I also have the great pleasure of being mama to 4 little women, and wife to my sweet husband."
Verse: Psalm 143: 8
"I enjoy hearing the stories of others. Where they grew up...Where they lived...Their favorite dishes... We all have a commonality that brings us together."
Verse: John 8:12
Assistant to the Dir. of Student Ministry
"I found my faith at McKendree, and am blessed beyond measure that my family can worship and serve our Lord and Savior together here!"
Verse: Romans 12:2