How can we help you?
The staff of First United Methodist Church is here to 

serve you and support the ministries of Gadsden First!


Connecting People to Christ and One Another
Equipping People to Serve God in the World


  • Sam Hayes, Senior Pastor
  • Andy Yarnell, Associate Pastor/Youth Director


  • Sheila Freeman,  Minister of Discipleship and Children
  • Helene Haller,  Early Learning Center Director
  • Susan Swann, Church Secretary 
  • Jane Newman,  Financial Secretary
  • Matthew Vance,  Building Supervisor 
  • J.T. Harrell, Director of Music
  • Benny McNair,  Organist
  • Rhonda Robinson,  Pianist
  • Jennifer Ross,  Childcare, Lead Church Nursery Staff
  • Bill Martin, Custodian


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