The members of our staff want to get to know you and          partner with you to make a difference in the world.

Rev. David “Dave” Bracht-Wagner

Senior Pastor

At First United Methodist Church, we strive to make a difference in someone’s life every day. That difference can be a little thing like offering a smile or holding open a door or it could be a big thing like helping them know the love of God and the salvation that comes from having Jesus Christ as their savior. I, along with the members of First UMC, try to be authentic: What you see, is what you get. We are a group of sinners that God is using to make saints.

My favorite Bible verses are Joshua 1:9 “Be bold, be strong, for the Lord your God is with you.” and John 11:35 “Jesus wept.” It is the shortest verse in the Bible, but it is so, so powerful in expressing the love of God toward us, for us, with us.

Lead Musican

Jerry Lalaga

Chancel Director

Mark Kimzey

Office Staff

Penny McDowell


Debbie Carlson


Robert Luth

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