Rev. Dr. Andy Adams

Rev. Dr. Andy Adams grew up in Bloomington, Illinois and began attending church in 5th grade at the invitation of his best friend whose father was a United Methodist pastor. After surrendering his life to Jesus at East Bay Camp in July of 1990, a passion for God’s Word grew

David Roderick

Though born in Mississippi (hey y’all), I consider myself a Missourian. I spent most of my childhood in one Missouri town or another and both of my parents are from the Show-me state. I have been married to my beautiful wife Tami for nearly 25 years. We have four children,

Rev. Kurt Stone

Rev. Kurt Stone has a unique history with Troy United Methodist Church.  Before going to seminary, Kurt served as the church youth pastor for a year.  After completing seminary at St. Paul in Kansas City, MO, Kurt served as an ordained pastor in the Southern Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church for six years. In 2004, Kurt and his family

Tim Price

Tim Price currently serves as the Worship Design Pastor and has been on staff since 1998 in one role or another. Tim graduated from McKendree College in Lebanon, IL with a BA in Organizational Communication.  He also received an M. Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY.  His primary roles at

Emily Ottwein

Emily joined the staff at Troy United Methodist Church in 2011.  She is a gifted vocalist, musician and administrator.  She adds a level of energy as she leads choirs, hand bells and arranges special music for worship services.  emily@troyumc.org / 618-667-6241 ext 19

Sharie Meyer

Sharie, originally from Belleville, IL, has been on staff at Troy UMC since 2007. She serves in the office taking care of the scheduling, bulletins, newsletters, finances, and other administrative details. She also coordinates, oversees and nurtures the office volunteers and the custodial staff. sharie@troyumc.org / 618-667-6241 ext 11

Carolyn Catalano

Carolyn joined the TUMC staff in 2016. She helps connect the hands of God through many church activities including our Care Team. Carolyn was a music teacher/performer who also worked in offices and nursing homes and has extensive volunteer experience. She and her husband live in Edwardsville. carolyn@troyumc.org, 618-667-6241, ext.

Rev. Dennis D. Price

Rev. Dennis D. Price retired as the Senior Pastor of Troy UMC in June of 2017 after serving for 29 years. Before coming to Troy in 1988, Dennis served St. Matthew UMC in Belleville, IL; Antioch UMC in W. Frankfort, IL; Evangelical UMC in Wood River, IL; Main Street UMC in

Natalie Carlson

Natalie joined the staff in the fall of 2014.  She has worked with children for several years and is excited about serving in ministry at Troy United Methodist Church.  Natalie, her husband and two young boys reside in Troy.

Clint Benesh

Clint Benesh is serving as the Student Ministry Band Worship Leader at Troy UMC and is the Ministry Leader for St. Jacob, IL.

Lisa Rayle

Lisa has been teaching at the 1st Step Learning Center for many years.  In the fall of 2013, she took the reins as coordinator for the ministry.  She loves kids and resides in Troy, IL with her family.  lisa@troyumc.org / 618-667-6241 ext 13

Kim Barnes

Kim Barnes oversees the nursery ministry at Troy United Methodist Church.  In addition to this role, she is also one of the teachers for 1st Step Learning Center.  Kim has been connected to the ministry of Troy UMC since 2006.  She resides in Troy, IL with her family.  Kim.Barnes@troyumc.org

Alex Mitchell

Alex is serving in audio ministry for worship and special events.  Alex is currently a student in the area and is a great asset to the worship ministry at Troy UMC.

Courtney Bettis

Courtney Bettis, from Belleville, IL, served as the Children’s Ministry Intern during the summer of 2016. Following the summer ministry, she continued on church staff serving in the area communications. She puts together the bulletin, newsletters and E-Reach each week. Courtney is a student at SIUE.

Amazing Custodial Team

David Barr, Steve Owens, and Loren Fear serve in ministry keeping the building going.  Seven days a week rooms are rearranged, cleaned and set up for various ministries, outreaches and worship services.  The custodial staff extends hospitality to all the groups meeting around the church.