STAFF & LEADERSHIP

Highlights

  • St. Matthew UMC Pumpkins
    It’s Pumpkin Time!
    The Pumpkin Patch is open open daily September 28 through October 31. Hours are 10:00 am - 7:00 pm. Bring a mask, your family and friends, take a photo in...
  • Church League Basketball
    Church League Basketball
    Church League Basketball is here! Register today for the season beginning January 2, 2021....
  • Tailgate Trivia Night
    Tailgate Trivia Night
    Sunday, October 25 at 6:00 pm. Gather the family, grab a chair, and your own meal, then join us for fun and trivia questions for all ages. There'll be prizes,...
  • Hug a Friend
    Hug a Friend
    Hug a Friend We had so much fun “hugging” church members in the spring, that now we’re going to “hug” our community members, friends, and neighbors by placing a sign...
  • care
    St. Matthew COVID Care Team
    If someone you know has fallen ill and they or their family would like someone to reach out to them, please contact Rev. Chrisie...
  • Daily Prayer & Devotion
    Daily Prayer & Devotion
    Are you looking for a daily prayer and devotional time? You are invited to join in this time of prayer each day: Mondays through Saturdays at 12 noonSundays at 5:00...
  • cross silhouette against blue sky
    Prayer Request
    Do you have a prayer request? Let us know so we can pray for you....
  • Kids Connect with Creativity
    Kids Connect with Creativity
    Hey kids!!!  Have you been creative this summer? Send us a copy of your summer artwork, drawings, paintings, etc. We will include a copy of your artwork in our weekly...
  • VBS-2020
    VBS 2020
    Don't miss these photos from our 2020 Stay-cation Bible School!...
  • Hugs and Love from your friends and family at St. Matthew UMC
    Hugs and Love
    You may be seeing some St. Matthew “Hugs” around town!...
Use the Online Directory for a listing of all St. Matthew members and staff.

(if you do not have an access code, please contact the church office)

St. Matthew Staff

Rev. Randy Smith, Senior PastorSenior Pastor

Rev. Randy Smith
864-242-1966 Ext.2201
rsmith@stmatthewumc.net

 

Chrisie Reeves-PendergrassOutreach Pastor

Rev. Chrisie Reeves-Pendergrass
864-242-1966 Ext. 2204
cr.p@stmatthewumc.net

 

Susan Woods, Church AdministratorChurch Administrator

Susan Woods
864-242-1966 Ext. 2203
swoods@stmatthewumc.net

 

Cari Treece, Director of Christian EducationDirector of Christian Education

Cari Treece
864-242-1966 Ext. 2202
ctreece@stmatthewumc.net

 

Sam Taylor, OrganistOrganist/Music Director

Sam Taylor
864-242-1966
staylor@stmatthewumc.net

 

Luke Willis, Contemporary Worship Music LeaderContemporary Worship Music Leader

Luke Willis
864-242-1966
lukewillis205@gmail.com

 

Youth Leader Team

Samantha Miles, Youth LeaderSamantha Miles
samantha.miles2013@gmail.com
864-242-1966

 

 

Drake Moyd, Youth Leader

Drake Moyd
dmoyd2473@gmail.com
864-242-1966

 

Christina Via, Preschool DirectorPreschool Director

Christina Via
cvia@stmatthewumc.net
864-242-2880 (direct line)

 

Pam Worthy, CustodianChurch Custodian

Pam Worthy
pamworthy29669@gmail.com

 

 

Michael Craig, Facilities ManagerFacilities Manager

Michael Craig
864-242-1966
mcraig@stmatthewumc.net

 

Volunteer Children's Music DirectorVolunteer Children’s Music Director

Jody Webb
jbwebb@gmail.com

 

 

Church Leadership Council

Chairperson
Lindsay Carrington

Lay Leader
Marc Murphy

Lay Members of Annual Conference (LMAC)
Tom Harvey

 

Worship Teams

Support welcoming worship services and opportunities to develop our relationship with God

Worship Service Team
(TBD)

Contemporary Music Team
Angel King

Contemporary Worship Music Leader
Luke Willis

Traditional Music Ministries
Sam Taylor

Children’s Music  Ministries
Jody Webb

 

Learning Teams

Provide education opportunities to promote building our relationships with God and others

Director of Christian Education (ex-officio)
Cari Treece

Youth Ministries Liaison
Claire Barnett

Children’s Ministries Liaison
Mary Sims Costigan

Preschool Board Chair
Elizabeth Cline

Preschool Director (ex-officio)
Christina Via

 

Serving Teams

Oversee opportunities to care for our church and the community

Missions Team
Blake Brookshire

Congregational Care Team
Becky Grose

Worship Greeters 
Jim & Adelaide Johnson

Outreach Chairperson
Bartley Sides

 

Connection Teams

Plan and coordinate events that foster building genuine, caring relationships with each other

Women’s Ministries Team
Jennie Carrington

Men’s Ministries Team
Edward Johnson

Fellowship Team
Jessica Bilcliff

 

Administrative Teams

Oversee the management of our property, church business and fiscal affairs in an effort to support and strengthen the mission and ministries of the church

Finance Committee
Mike Shull

Treasurer
Bob Davis

Board of Trustees Chairperson
(TBD)

Staff/Parish Relations Committee (SPRC)
Betsy Boaze

Nominations & Leadership Development
Randy Smith

Office Administration
Susan Woods

Church Leadership Council Members at Large
Brad Cline (2020)
Gary Silk (2020)
Alycia Brady (2021)
Jason Cormey (2021)
Laura Bridgeman (2022)
Doug Webb (2022)