Staff & Leadership


Pastor, Rev. Garry McCaffery


  • Administrative Assistant: Brenda Carner,, 315-331-3895
  • Treasurer: Marlene Havert
  • Music Director, Organist & Worship Pianist: Stephanie Mercer
  • Chancel Choir Director:  Kathleen Cornwell
  • Bell Choir Director:  Jenna Taylor
  • Social Media:  Sami Cepulo
  • Web Master:  Nancy Schrader

Lay Leadership:

  • Children’s Ministry: Jessica Wells, Janie Reeder
  • Youth Ministry: Jessica Wells, Janie Reeder, Leah Talbot
  • Children’s Bell Director: Eileen Godfrey
  • Church Ad Council: Kyle Houser
  • Custodial Service:  Contact Trustees
  • Evangelism and Outreach: Elie Bump, Jean Hoe
  • Finance: Carol Hyman
  • Foundation Committee: Steve Hallagan
  • Handyman Ministries: Steve Hallagan
  • Hospitality: Rita Clark
  • Lay Leader for the church:
  • Lay Members to AC:  Chad Sheckler
  • Missions:
  • Staff Parish Relations Team:  Jean Hoe
  • Trustees: Rusty Havert; Vice Chair Janie Reeder
  • United Methodist Women: Marcy Elmore, Janie Reeder, Nancy Schrader

Prayer Chain:

If you wish to contact a member of staff or lay leadership, please email:, or call 315-331-3895, anytime.

Office Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 9:00am to 1:00pm


Newark FUMC Handicap

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