(330) 673-7752 www.umcinstow@gmail.com

Meet Our Staff

Here are some of the people you will see when you stop by.
Karen Drotar

Karen Drotar

Pastor

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.

Cathy Schindler

Cathy Schindler

Administrative Assistant

Cathy has been with the church since 2003 and loves her job. She enjoys writing the newsletter and putting the bulletin together, but most of all she loves meeting and helping people. When she is not in the office Cathy and her husband, Steve, can be seen ballroom dancing or walking their dog, Anna.
Claudia Bolden

Claudia Bolden

Director of Christian Education

I have a Traveling Prayer Ministry (red truck)  on wheels. It’s such a blessing when people approach me to pray  for them. I love to shop!! I like to go on one day trips. I love spending quality time with my granddaughters. I meet with the Kent police at noon on the downtown Gazebo  on the third Wednesdays of each month to pray for them.

Chelsea Selvaggio

Chelsea Selvaggio

Director of Music Ministries and Keyboardist

Kim Gallagher

Kim Gallagher

Organist

Bob Wickland

Bob Wickland

Maintenance

Bob is our indispensable go-to guy. He keeps the building going while greeting everyone with a warm smile.

Job Opening

Children's Place Director

Director of non-profit, faith- based day care center in Stow, OH.  Duties include day- to -day planning and supervision of instruction and care for children.  Prepares and executes facility budget, hires and supervises staff, collaborates with board, parents, and staff.  Ensures compliance with all record keeping:   staff, fiscal, and day care licensure requirements. 

Pleasant work environment with supportive board.  Bachelor’s degree or higher in Early

Childhood Education or related field, along with one year or more of relevant experience required. May consider an associate’s degree or current CDA or Early Childhood Teaching Credential plus at least one year teaching experience and one year of management experience. 

Position to begin Jan., 2019.  Interested persons to contact United Methodist Church in Stow, (330) 673-7752.