Farmington UMC Staff
Farmington United Methodist Church has a dynamic staff who are available to answer any questions you may have. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our staff below.
Pastor: Matthew Finch
Pastor Matthew Finch comes to Farmington from way of Hemlock, New York, where he served as Pastor to both Hemlock and Naples churches.
Pastor Matthew strives to deliver sermons and messages that are rooted in scripture and allows for people to apply it to their lives for today. With his wife Anne, who is a Physicians Assistant at Thompson Hospital, they have four boys Joshua (26), Kieran (21), Gabriel (11), and Sebastian (3).
Along with serving as a pastor in ministry to the LORD, Pastor Matt helps people with addictions, likes to play golf and is a certified Girls Basketball Official for Section 5.
One of Pastor Matt’s favorite scriptures is Amos 4:13 He who forms the mountains, who creates the wind, and who reveals His thoughts to mankind, who turns dawn to darkness, and treads on the heights of the earth— the LORD God Almighty is his name.
Pastor Matt looks forward to meeting and is just a phone call away.
Music Director: Paul Raduns
Paul is responsible for our Praise band. He leads worship with the band, plans music for our services, leads rehearsals, and manages the band participants.
Small Groups Director: Joey Norsen
Joey is responsible for our small groups. She coordinates the semester groups, coordinates the leaders, and provides enrichment opportunities by providing a summer read to the congregation
Youth Director: Kevin Smith
Kevin has served as a youth leader at FUMC for five years, and has now stepped into the Directors position. He is currently planning/ running events, meetings, and weekly groups. Kevin has a passion for helping teens learn about Jesus, and making the personal commitment to serving Him.
Guest Connector/Serving Coordinator: Kim Raduns
Kim helps our congregation welcome guests well, and assists people in connecting with a place of service in the church which fits their interests and talents.
Office Manager: Lesley Rider
Lesley is the voice on the phone. She handles church administration, social media posts, newsletters, building use, keeps the Pastor organized, and brings many years of experience in this role.