Rev. Will Malambri grew up in Rock Hill, SC in the shadow of Winthrop University. While most of his family was involved, Will was increasingly involved with their church--St. Johns UMC.
Reverend J. Derrick Cattenhead is from Lake City, SC and is the son of the late James Cattenhead and Pastor Deloris Alberta Cattenhead, who still lives in Lake City.
Associate Pastor of Congregational Care
Rev. Kathy Campbell grew up in Pennsylvania, and moved to South Carolina with her husband Bernie in 1989. After a variety of jobs in office management and commercial interior design, she felt a call to the ministry.
Tom is a native of Ohio and has been a member of the South Carolina Annual Conference since 1976. He is a graduate of Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio (1974), where he met his wife of 42 years, Lindy.
Minister of Faith Formation and Discipleship
Meg grew up attending Central, where she has wonderful memories of life in the church community. She joined Central's staff in 1998 and served for ten years as the co-director (with her husband, Jay) of Youth ministries.
Director of Music/Organist
Don Grice joined the staff of Central United Methodist Church in 2013. A native of Canada, he served churches in Georgia, Arizona, and North Carolina prior to moving to South Carolina.
Music Associate/Director of Handbells
Beverly grew up in Spartanburg, S.C.. She received her nursing degree from Clemson University and worked as a neonatal intensive care nurse.
Director of The Well
Sharon became the Director of Central's Elementary and Junior Choirs in the fall of 2005 and Director of The Well in July of 2014. A native of Fort Mill, SC.
Director of Elementary & Junior Choirs
Sandra joined the staff of Central as Preschool Choir Director in 2016. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Furman University and a Master of Church Music degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Director of Nurseries
Rebecca joined the Central staff in July 2008. Along with her husband, Chris, and their children, Christopher and Caden, Rebecca has been a member of Central since 2004.
Director of CUMC Preschool
Erin earned a Master of Arts in teaching from Manhattanville College as well as a Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Purchase.
Director of Children's Ministries
Adriane earned a Master of Arts in Teaching from Francis Marion University and a Bachelor of Science from Furman University.
Director of Youth Ministries
Nate comes to us from High Point, North Carolina where has been serving as the Associate Pastor to Youth and Young Adults at Providence Wesleyan Church. Nate has 9 years youth ministry experience.
Director of Adult/Family Ministries
Linda graduated from Miami University of Ohio. She and her husband, Kirk, have two children, Kirk and Lindsey.
Carrie has been a part of the Florence community for 25 years, relocating with her mother from Maryland in 1991. Carrie graduated from Francis Marion University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature.
Director of Communications
Leigh Ann Shelley earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Visual Arts with emphasis on Graphic Design at Lander University in 2013.
Carol has been a member of the Central staff since May 1989. She and her husband, Bobby, make their home in the Oates Community.
Sandy was born in Rock Hill, SC and lived in Lancaster, SC until she was 11. At that time her family moved to the Timmonsville area where she attended Roy Hudgens Academy.
Dan was born in Florence and has lived here ever since. He attended Florence County Public Schools and graduated from West Florence High School.