Here are some of the people you will see when you stop by.
Rev. Drotar has enjoyed being in ministry for over 30 years because no two days are alike. Karen considers it a privilege to serve God and others. Some of her favorite parts of ministry include worship planning, preaching and hearing the congregation laugh.
Sallie is Northeast Ohio born and raised. She is blessed with a large family, who are the pride and joy of her life. She has degrees in Business Management and Elementary Education. Sallie has a background in banking, industrial office administration, industrial sales, and children’s education. She recently retired from Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools after a 32-year teaching career. Sallie also worked for the United Methodist Child Care Center for fifteen years having developed the Serendipity Program for school-aged children. She has many hobbies and probably enjoys traveling the most of all of them.
Director of Music
Jeremy Gilpatric holds Bachelors and Masters of Music and Juris Doctor Degrees from the University of Akron. He has sung professionally throughout the region. He is an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh. Jeremy is excited to serve as Director of Music at the United Methodist Church in Stow and looks forward to directing the Bell Choir, Children’s Choir, and Chancel Choir.
Director of Children's Place Learning Center
Nicki started her work in the Early Childhood field twenty years ago with the ECE vocational program at Mayfield High School. Afterwards she gained experience with children through mission work at Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota and building playgrounds in the Cleveland suburbs. Nicki has an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education and is completing her work towards bachelor’s degree.
Bob is our indispensable go-to guy. He keeps the building going while greeting everyone with a warm smile.