Meet Our Staff
The staff at Auburn United Methodist Church are dedicated to the principle of "service". Each member of the staff willingly provides leadership in his or her area of expertise allowing the church congregation to move forward to greater expectations.
Our staff members are very open to your suggestions and would like to hear from you. If you have suggestions that you feel would improve our worship experience, don't hesitate to contact us and let us know your ideas.
Bell Choir Director: Joe Estock
Organist: Paul Dufour
Pianist: Rosa Lee Stevens
United Methodist Center on Toronto Road in Springfield, IL
Brian Caughlan, Pastor
Our pastor provides the inspirational message every Sunday. He is the spiritual guide for our congregation and leads the church's various committees.
Kelli Morton, Secretary
Our church secretary keeps all of our church information flowing in an orderly fashion taking care of day-to-day business. Kelli's bright and cheery attitude will surely infect you should you call or stop by the church office.
Gay Marques, Coordinator of Older Adults/Video, Technology Ministries
Activities and ministry for our senior adults take center stage as we provide services to meet their needs. Whether it's the retirement home, the nursing home, or our regular senior attendees, Gay provides a valuable service to all.
Carol Tomlin, Parish Nurse
In conjunction with other trained staff, various health-related programs are provided to the congregation to enhance the well-being of all. From blood pressure screenings to health fairs, Carol helps us stay informed.
Linda Smith, Adult Choir Director
Linda provides musical support for church services and special events. Adult choir and praise harmony choir are both utilized.
LaDonna Wilkin, Youth Coordinator
LaDonna joined us in 2015 to coordinate our Jr. and Sr. high youth activities and lead U.M.Y.F., as well as provide spiritual guidance for our youth.