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Meet Our Staff

Pastoral & Administration

Lead Pastor
Rev. Alan Combs

Associate Minister
Rev. Jeffrey Dorsey

Linda Worman
Office & Finance Manager

Butch & Genia Johnson

Ministry Staff

Director of Children’s Ministries
& Children’s Choirs
Tricia Givens

Director of Youth Ministries
Jessica Gehman

Director of Wesleyan Preschool

Chris Ratliff

Music Staff

Director of Adult Choir & Organist
Aaron Garber

Director of Genesis Praise Band
Allan Davidson


Director of Handbell Choirs

Position Open (see below)

Children’s Choir Accompanist
Kristen Iler

Position Opening

First United Methodist Church is currently seeking to fill the position of Director of Handbell Choirs.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to the church office at  or mail to First United Methodist Church, 125 W Main St Salem, VA 24153 by April 30, 2024.  This part-time position will begin August 2024. The position description may be found here

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