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John & Loletuth Kalz

CO-LEAD PASTORS

To contact our pastors, you can email them at: 

john.kalz@m1umc.org

loletuth.kalz@m1umc.org

Rev. Drs. John & Loletuth Kalz are the appointed co-pastors of First United Methodist Church. Ordained elders in the Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church, they bring a passion for people, the church, and God’s Mission in the world. John & Loletuth have three children: Emily, Lucas, and Eliza.   

 

Pastor Loletuth grew up across Western Kentucky as a pastor’s child.  She is a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College (BA) , Duke Divinity School (MDiv.), and Wesley Theological Seminary (DMin.). Prior to coming to Madisonville, she served as associate pastor at Christ Church United Methodist in Louisville; the pastor at Trinity UMC in Covington, Ky.; and as a mission intern with the UMC in Macedonia, Europe.  

 

Pastor John grew up on a farm outside Somerset, Kentucky.  He is a graduate of Lindsey Wilson College (BA), Duke Divinity School (MDiv.), and Louisville Seminary (DMin.). Prior to coming to Madisonville, he served as the Senior Pastor at Buechel United Methodist in Louisville, a multi-cultural congregation; as the pastor at Wesley UMC in Ludlow, Ky.; Assistant Chaplain at Lindsey Wilson College; and as the Conference Coordinator for United Methodist Volunteers in Mission.  

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John and Loletuth

Rev. KEN HUNDLEY

ASSOCIATE PASTOR FOR STUDENT MINSTRIES

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HEEJUNG PARK

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES

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MEGAN BROWN

DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES

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MARIANN GOLDEN

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

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MARLAE SANDEFUR

PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR

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ROGER GLADDISH

FACILITIES SUPERVISOR

MUSIC MINISTRY
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RUTH ANN PROWSE

DIRECTOR OF KITCHEN MINISTRIES

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
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SHARMARI PARKER

CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR

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TABATHA CINNAMON

PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT

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BOB FINK

MAINTENANCE

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Ariatna Almaguer

CUSTODIAN

Rev. Yasmel Reyes

ASSOCIATE PASTOR

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BRIAN HIGGS

MUSIC ASSOCIATE

MEDIA MINISTRY
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BRANDON BUCHANAN

DIRECTOR OF MEDIA MINISTRIES

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JILL LIESKE

COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

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LINDA SARLES

PARENTS' DAY OUT DIRECTOR

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JACKIE TRAHAN

CUSTODIAN

Rev. KEN HUNDLEY

ASSOCIATE PASTOR FOR STUDENT MINSTRIES

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HEEJUNG PARK

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY
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MEGAN BROWN

DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES

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MARIANN GOLDEN

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

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MARLAE SANDEFUR

PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR

MUSIC MINISTRY
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RUTH ANN PROWSE

DIRECTOR OF KITCHEN MINISTRIES

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
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SHARMARI PARKER

CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR

PRESCHOOL AND PARENT's DAY OUT
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TABATHA CINNAMON

PRESCHOOL ASSISTANT

Rev. Yasmel Reyes

ASSOCIATE PASTOR

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BRIAN HIGGS

MUSIC ASSOCIATE

MEDIA MINISTRY
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BRANDON BUCHANAN

DIRECTOR OF MEDIA MINISTRIES

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JILL LIESKE

COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

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LINDA SARLES

PARENTS' DAY OUT DIRECTOR

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Rev. JOEY ASHBY

DIRECTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRIES

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HEEJUNG PARK

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC MINISTRIES

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MEGAN McKinley

DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES

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MARIANN GOLDEN

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

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ROGER GLADDISH

FACILITIES SUPERVISOR

aSSOCIATE PASTORS

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BRANDON BUCHANAN

PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR THE ONLINE COMMUNITY

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MEDIA PRODUCER

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SHARMARI PARKER

CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR

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MAINTENANCE

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PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR MULTI-CULTURAL MINISTRIES

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BRIAN HIGGS

MUSIC ASSOCIATE

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RUTH ANN PROWSE

DIRECTOR OF KITCHEN MINISTRIES

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JILL LIESKE

COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

Britany Harrison

PRESCHOOL FINANCIAL

DIRECTOR

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Clara Miller

CUSTODIAN

rEBEKAH BUCHANAN

HEAD OF SCHOOL

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