Pastoral Staff

You may email our pastors by clicking on the button after their name, or contact them by phone by calling the general church number, 989.835.6797, and using the extension listed after their biography.

Landis, JD

Rev. Dr. J. D. Landis

Senior Pastor
E-mail Rev. Dr. J. D. Landis

Rev. Dr. J. D. Landis has served five churches since coming to Michigan from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  During his time at Community UMC in Romulus, he completed the Doctor of Ministry at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.  J. D. also served as Senior Associate at Metropolitan UMC in Detroit and, most recently, was the Directing Pastor of Swartz Creek UMC.  He and his wife, Carolyn, have three children, David, Beth, and Natalie.  (ext: 117)

Keyworth, Chuck

Rev. Dr. Charles Keyworth

Associate Pastor
E-mail Rev. Dr. Charles Keyworth

Chuck is a graduate of United Theological Seminary in Dayton Ohio (M. Div.) and Drew University School of Theology (D. Min). He has served as Associate Pastor of FUMC since 1999. Other churches he has served include: Republic & Woodland, Gordonville, and St. Charles & Brant.

Chuck works with our S.O.W. and Grow team (Spiritual Outreach and Welcoming), Member Care Work Area, and shares preaching, teaching, and other pastoral responsibilities.
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Rev. Christy Miller-Black

Minister of Discipleship
E-mail Rev. Christy Miller-Black

Works with Small Groups, Fellowship Groups, Special Needs Ministries, and Adult Education. (ext. 142)