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Pastor Jim Roth
Pastor Jim Roth

Rev. Jim Roth began serving as pastor of this congregation July 1, 2018.  He is an ordained elder in full connection under appointment for this parish.  Jim earned his masters of divinity degree from UDTS (Dubuque IA) in 2003. 

Jim is married to Lou Ann; they reside at the EG UMC parsonage. Together they have two adult children (Emily & Kristina).

Pastor Jim's hobbies and interest include guitar, reading, running, and tennis; he has also been involved in various community clubs.  He is a second career pastor having previously been employed as an engineer in the nuclear power industry (1984-2000).  

 

Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant

Amy Hunt began her duties as Administrative Assistant in September, 2019.  Amy is a Clarion-Goldfield graduate, class of 2005.  Amy resides in Eagle Grove with her husband, Andrew, and their two children, daughter Cadence and son Brayden.  Amy's hobbies include crafts, darts, golf, board games, and most of all hanging out with her family. 

Choral & Bell Choir Director
Choral & Bell Choir Director

Cheryl Ketchem has been the Choral and Bell Choir Director since 2008.  Cheryl, a graduate of Buena Vista University, came to Eagle Grove in January of 1997.  In addition to her work at the church, she is a teacher, pianist, mother of two, and grandmother of two.  Her hobbies include piano, photography, scrap booking, and baking.  

Organist and Pianist
Organist and Pianist

Ann Shriver is the organist and pianist for the church.  Born and raised in Eagle Grove, she loves the town and county. She has been the organist at the United Methodist Church since about 1994, and an organist at Sacred Heart since 1977 at the age of 13 years. She started at Sacred Heart, played occassionally, and was later assigned the 5:30 Saturday mass when in High School.  She states that she has a perfect son. 

Eagle Grove UMC

421 W. Broadway
Eagle Grove, IA  50533
Phone: 515-448-4701
Email: egumc@goldfieldaccess.net

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