Pastor Alaire Willits
Pastor Alaire (rhymes with Claire) Willits began serving as Pastor of this congregation July 1, 2020.
Alaire lives on the family farm near Stratford, where she grew up. She has 3 children and 4 grandchildren.
Pastor Alaire has had jobs from teaching to bookkeeping. She has worked in church for a long time, as an educator, and now as Pastor.
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
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
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.