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Meet the Team

The staff at First United Methodist Church of Sarasota is dedicated to 

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Rev. Dr. Sam Wright

Senior Pastor

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Michael Stuart

Director of Music/Organist

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Rev. Woody Woodward

Associate Pastor

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Donna Maynard

Director of Ministries


Julie Miller

Director of Finance

and Administration

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Joyce Johnson

Faith Community Nurse/

Pastoral Care Assistant

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Alyssa Machado

Director of Children and Youth


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Baron Garriott

Contemporary Worship Leader

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Marc Nordstrom

Technology Coordinator

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Candy Bell

Director of Early Care Center

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Maria Mossbarger

ECC Office Manager


Administrative Assistant

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Kerry Sanders


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Mike Pepe

Sound Engineer

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Johnny Szabo


Richard Luisi