St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Saturday, June 03, 2023

Ministry Team

Pastor Linda Ray
Pastor Linda Ray comes to St. Paul’s UMC on July 1, 2022, as our new Pastor.  Pastor Linda last served as Ordained Clergy in the Virginia Annual Conference, United Methodist Church.  Her career spans thirty years of religion, music, education and community service.  Pastor Linda’s many years of ministry, educational degrees and certifications, personal and professional strengths, and accomplishments and experiences will bring an enriched ministry to St. Paul’s.   We look forward to her guidance and becoming a part of our family.


Listed below you will find St. Paul's Church Staff, Lay Leaders and Committee Leaders.  If you have questions about any programs at St. Paul's please contact the person listed.  Our Administrative Assistant will be happy to assist in any way she can.  Reach her at the main church phone number or email at

Lay Leadership

Position/Committee Name(s) Contact Information
Pastor Pastor Linda Ray email Pastor Linda
Administrative Assistant Bonnie Valeski email Bonnie
Family Life Coordinator  Janice Thompson email Church Office
Director of Music Ministries  Laura Sebastiano email Church Office
Minister of Music Duane Dillard email Duane
Lay Leader Janet Miller email Janet
Lay Leader
Melissa Brooks email Melissa
Lay Leader
Mark Holden
Ministry Candidate Min. Adrienne Dillard email Adrienne
Leadership Team Co-Chairs
Steve Johnson
Cathy Blanco
Staff/Parish Relations
Rick Pulling
Trustees Charlii Miller email Church Office
Finance Chair Hap Bonham (Interim) email Church Office 
Treasurer  Alice Mullins email Church Office
Lay Delegate to Annual Conference Janet Miller
Missions & Outreach
 Dawn Buckworth email Dawn
Missions & Outreach
Sue Holden
Newsletter Contact Bonnie Valeski email Bonnie
Website Contact Vickie Bush email Vickie
Women of St. Paul's N/A   
United Methodist Men            N/A                     
Youth Ministries Coordinator Janice Thompson email Church Office
Bishop Bishop LaTrelle Easterling  
District Superintendent Rev. Joe Archie