pastor and staff

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Our Pastor-Rev. Melissa Stump

Pastor Melissa is a native Floridian and life-long United Methodist. She is married to David and they have 2 children still at home, Kaley and Faith. Melissa received a Bachelor and Master degree from Stetson University, then stayed in that area teaching Elementary Special Education before going into full-time Youth Ministry. 

As she heard the call to pastoral ministry, she went to Asbury Theological Seminary, Florida Campus. She graduated in 2003 with her Master of Divinity, was ordained and appointed took her first appointment at FUMC, Melbourne. She has also served at FUMC, Cocoa Beach and FUMC, Lakeland. She answered God’s call to move to Winter Garden and is excited to join with the church and community in ministry. Melissa serves on the Board of Trustees for the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home, is the chair for the Conference Committee on Religion and Race and serves on the Conference Anti-Racism task force. She and her family together serve in feeding ministries and are all members of the NAACP.

 Our Church vision is, Passionately Sharing Christ through Worship, Nurture, Missions, and Biblical Teachings.


Our Staff

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Joan Dyer

Administrative Assistant

ken white

Ken White

Business Manager

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Jamie Wiggins

and Worship Media

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Debbie Prescott

Database Administrator

17 kathy

Kathy Zachariah

Office Assistant

neyda silver

Neyda Albarran

Youth Pastor

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Blair McRae
Children’s Ministry 

wendy davis

Wendy Davis
Preschool Director

keith carter

Keith Carter

Praise Team 

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Jim Peterson

Praise Team Pianist
and Organist

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Marian Wagster

Handbell Choir Director

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Lori Spears

Custodial Care



125 N. Lakeview Ave, Winter Garden, FL 34787      407-656-1135   

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