Fridley United Methodist Church
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Sunday Services
9:30 - 10:30 am.
• Worship
10:30 - 11:00 am.
• Fellowship
11:10 - 12:10
• All Age Learning
   (Sept to May)








Ministries Staff

  Rev. Wayne V. Swanson

Pastor Wayne was appointed to Fridley United Methodist Church in July, 2013.  This is the 4th congregation in which he has served in a pastoral role. Pastor Wayne brings a bold presentation, clear biblical teaching, and devotion for the Triune God. He, his wife Holly, and 2 sons are excited to be part of Fridley UMC’s growing church family. Pastor Wayne’s 25+ years of pastoral ministry offers Fridley UMC a full spectrum of resources in equipping the congregation to be Disciples, who make Disciples, who Serve to make a Difference. His foundation is based on the Triune God – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit; Reaching Up, Reaching Deep, and Reaching Out, all in Jesus Name.
  Bob Brice - Student Pastor

Bob is a lifelong United Methodist whose grandfather was a United Methodist pastor. He is a graduate of Hamline University and a current student at Luther Seminary in St. Paul. Bob comes to us with a background in both business and a variety of experiences in the church including contemporary services (he's a professional drummer!). He will be assisting Pastor Wayne in implementing Ministries in the areas of Worship, Family Life Ministries, Education, and Technology as well as other areas as needed. 
  Brenda LaBarre - Administrative Assistant
    Dave Ryan - Chancel Choir Director

Dave Ryan received his BA in music education from Hamline University with an emphasis in piano, voice, and choral conducting. He received a master's degree in Musicology from the University of Minnesota. Dave taught public school music at Fridley High School for nineteen years.
    Eileen Miller - Organist and Pianist

Eileen Miller has served as church organist in United Methodist, Presbyterian, and Lutheran churches in Richmond, VA, Los Angeles, and the Twin Cities before coming to Fridley UMC in 1995. Her Bachelor Arts degree in Music Education is from Jamestown College where she studied organ with William Kuhlman, Susan Hegberg, and William Wojnar. She is a member of the American Guild of Organists, having served on the executive board for the Twin Cities and Los Angeles Chapter as well as Dean of the Twin Cities Chapter. Eileen teaches music at John Glenn Middle School in Maplewood.
     Sharon White - Director of Music and Chancel Ringers Director

Sharon has been involved with the Fridley UMC music program for over twenty-five years. She began ringing handbells in 1980 when the handbell program at FUMC was created. She became the director of the Chancel Ringers adult bell choir in 1992. As the Music Coordinator, she is responsible for scheduling groups and individuals to provide music for the worship services and coordinates the program with the Chancel Choir, Chancel Ringers and organist