STAFF & LEADERSHIP

Highlights

  • St. Matthew UMC Pumpkins
    The Pumpkins are Coming!
    The Pumpkins are arriving Sunday, September 26! We'll be unloading and then open open daily through October 31. Hours are 10:00 am - 7:00 pm. See you in the patch!...
  • flowers in a vase
    St. Matthew Gardeners
    Sunday, October 10 from 4-5:30 pm. Join us for coffee and refreshments as we share about favorite groundcovers and look forward to our upcoming year. Bring a friend!...
  • St. Matthew Pickle Ball
    St. Matthew Pickle Ball
    Do you already play Pickle Ball? Do you want to learn how to play? Join us for St. Matthew Adult Pickleball and bring a friend!...
  • Church League Basketball
    Church League Basketball
    Church League Basketball is here! Register today for all ages....
  • Small Groups
    Join a Small Group This Fall
    We are offering a variety of groups for a variety of ages! The Christian faith is rooted in the idea of community and working together to grow in our own...
  • 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...
  • 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...

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

 

Luke Willis, Contemporary Worship Music LeaderContemporary Worship Music Leader

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

 

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

Vice-Chairperson
Mike Shull

Lay Leader
Marc Murphy

Lay Members of Annual Conference (LMAC)
Tom Harvey
Tim Brookshire
Elizabeth Cline

 

Worship Teams

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

Worship Teams Chairperson 
Beth Murphy

Worship Teams Vice-Chairperson 
Nancy Griffeth

Traditional Music Ministries
Sam Taylor

Contemporary Music Team
Angel King

Contemporary Worship Music Leader
Luke Willis

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

Youth Leader Team
Drake Moyd
Samantha Miles

Children’s Ministries Liaison
Carrie Johnson

Preschool Director (ex-officio)
Christina Via

 

Serving Teams

Oversee opportunities to care for our church and the community

Missions Team Chairperson
Blake Brookshire

Missions Team Vice-Chairperson
Lynn Spicher

Congregational Care Team
Becky Grose

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 Chairperson 
Mike Shull

Finance Committee Vice-Chairperson 
Doug Webb

Treasurer
Bob Davis

Board of Trustees Chairperson
Jim Hopple

Staff/Parish Relations Committee (SPRC)
Betty Davis

Nominations Chairperson
Randy Smith

Office Administration
Susan Woods

Church Leadership Council Members at Large
Alycia Brady
Jason Cormey
Laura Bridgeman
Doug Webb
Laurin Nocks
Sarah Clemmons