Meet Our Staff

Oct 14, 2022

About St Paul's United Methodist Church

Welcome to St Paul’s United Methodist Church, your trusted place of worship in Newton. As a pillar of the community, we strive to provide spiritual support, guidance, and a welcoming environment for individuals to connect with their faith and beliefs. Our dedicated team of staff members plays a vital role in ensuring that everyone's spiritual journey is nurtured and supported.

Our Passionate Staff Members

At St Paul’s United Methodist Church, we have assembled a team of passionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated individuals who are committed to serving the Newton community. Each staff member brings their unique experiences, skills, and spiritual insights, enriching the lives of our congregation and visitors alike. Get to know our team below:

Pastor John Smith - Senior Pastor

As the Senior Pastor of St Paul’s United Methodist Church, Pastor John Smith leads our congregation with wisdom and compassion. With over 20 years of experience in pastoral ministry, Pastor John inspires and guides us through his insightful sermons and compassionate pastoral care. He believes in the power of community and its ability to deepen our connection with God.

Rev. Sarah Johnson - Associate Pastor

Rev. Sarah Johnson, our Associate Pastor, is a dedicated spiritual leader who actively engages with our community through her caring and inclusive approach. With a background in theology and counseling, Rev. Sarah provides invaluable support to individuals in their spiritual journey. Her passion for social justice and empowering others is evident in her sermons and community outreach initiatives.

Dr. Emily Davis - Music Director

Dr. Emily Davis, our highly talented Music Director, brings her extensive musical expertise and passion for worship to St Paul’s United Methodist Church. With a doctorate in music and years of experience in choral and instrumental direction, Dr. Davis curates a diverse program of worship music that enhances our spiritual experience. Her leadership and guidance inspire our congregation to connect with God through the gift of music.

Carol Thompson - Youth Ministry Coordinator

Carol Thompson leads our vibrant Youth Ministry program, engaging and empowering our young members to forge a deeper connection with their faith. With her enthusiasm and nurturing spirit, Carol organizes impactful events, discussions, and educational programs that cater specifically to the needs and interests of our youth. She believes in providing a safe and supportive space for young individuals to explore their spirituality.

James Johnson - Facilities Manager

James Johnson, our Facilities Manager, plays an integral role in creating a warm and welcoming environment for all who visit St Paul’s United Methodist Church. With meticulous attention to detail, James ensures our facilities are well-maintained and conducive to worship. His dedication and hard work ensure that everyone feels comfortable and embraced within our sacred spaces.

Our Commitment to the Newton Community

As a hub of faith and beliefs in the Newton community, St Paul’s United Methodist Church strives to serve as more than just a place of worship. Our dedicated team of staff members continually seeks ways to support and uplift the community, actively engaging in various outreach programs, social initiatives, and volunteer opportunities.

Providing Spiritual Guidance

Our staff members are always available to provide spiritual guidance, pastoral care, and support to all members of the congregation. Whether you are seeking advice, prayer, or simply looking for someone to talk to, our staff members offer a listening ear and a compassionate heart.

Offering Educational Programs

Through our various educational programs, workshops, and seminars, we aim to facilitate a deeper understanding of faith and beliefs. Our staff members are instrumental in delivering thought-provoking sessions that encourage personal growth and spiritual development.

Community Outreach

St Paul’s United Methodist Church actively engages in community outreach initiatives. Our staff members work together with organizations in Newton to address social issues, provide support to the less fortunate, and contribute positively to the wellbeing of our community.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like to connect with our staff members, please feel free to reach out to us. We are here to assist you in any way we can. You can find our contact information below:

Thank you for visiting St Paul’s United Methodist Church. We look forward to welcoming you and helping you experience the power of faith and community.

Daniel O'Hara
Love their sense of community.
Nov 10, 2023
Susanna Klingler
Great team, great church.
Oct 10, 2023