Our Staff

Pastor Janet KelleyHaving entered Pastoral Ministry as a second career, Pastor Janet has been actively serving God’s people since October, 2007. Janet has served Mt Vernon UMC, Old North UMC as an associate pastor; later serving as interim pastor during a sabbatical. She was blessed to aid a smaller congregation through a difficult time, before being appointed as senior pastor of a two point charge in 2012. Pastor Janet has been serving Hillsdale UMC and Kokomo Faith for three years. She is currently working to complete the Course of Study Program at Garrett Theological Seminary on the campus of Northwestern University.

Janet brings a love of God’s people and a passionate desire to teach others about all that God has done and is doing in our lives and in our world. Janet enthusiastically supports mission outreach and community involvement as we all grow spiritually and increase our ability to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the Transformation of the world.

Prayer, proclaiming God’s word, leading worship, reminding each of us about the Great Commission and our call to ministry as the body of Christ, are at the top of her priority list. She has been involved in teaching all ages from pre-school to those who have been blessed with the wisdom of maturity. Janet has been the spiritual leader for youth/adult mission trips and youth/adult retreats.
Janet and her husband Steve have known each other all of their lives; often sharing in worship opportunities. The Kelley’s have three children, four grandchildren and Gracie their “designer” dog.

Janet and Steve enjoy cooking both old fashioned comfort foods and international cuisines, hiking, canoeing, fishing, white water low level challenges, spinning (spinning wheel), weaving when time permits, archery, VW rallies, exploring new places, reading, attending festivals in smaller towns and finding mission opportunities that allow us to serve together. Steve of course would add gardening, preserving/canning, wood working and sailing to his list.

 

Patti

Patti Hutt

Patti Hutt has been our Administrative Assistant since March, 2013. She handles the administrative duties of her job, serves on the Communications Committee and pitches in where necessary. If you contact her in the church office, she can answer your questions about our congregation or she will direct you to where you can find the answers.