First Methodist Church of Hartselle, a Global Methodist Church

First Methodist Church OF Hartselle Staff

The FMC Hartselle Staff is here to serve you through the worship experience and to provide love, compasion, guidance, and prayer knowing that we are unable to do it without our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. May God Bless you.

  • Senior Pastor

    Senior Pastor

    Mike Pope

    Pastor Mike is passionate about preaching the gospel and seeing lives transformed through the power of Jesus Christ.

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    Associate Pastor

    Doug Wells

    Our visitation pastor is one of the friendliest folks you will ever meet. He is always willing to sit and talk with anyone!

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    Executive Pastor

    Barry Dunn

    Pastor Barry Dunn joined us in February 2023. He has jumped in to lead members and visitors alike to have faith in Christ

  • Youth Pastor

    Youth Pastor

    Shannon Booth

    Shannon enjoys helping the youth of the church grow in Christ by going to them where they are.

  • Children's Pastor

    Children's Pastor

    Kelli Morton

    Prior to becoming a Children's Minister, Kelli served as a volunteer in Children's Ministry for 17 years.

  • PreSchool Director

    PreSchool Director

    Leslie Putnam

    She has been a part of the Preschool team since 2008 she took over as the director in January of 2017.

  • Minister of Music

    Minister of Music

    Ron Bean

    Our minister of music, leads our Adult Chancel Choir, Instrumental Ensemble and worship in our traditional service.

  • Pianist/Organist


    Ellen Bean

    A gifted musician, Ellen plays for our choirs, worship services, and special occasions. Ellen is married to Ron.

  • Contemporary Worship Leader

    Contemporary Worship Leader

    Teresa Edwards

    She felt God’s call to serve as the Worship Leader of CrossTies Contemporary Band and the Youth Praise Band.

  • Minister of Special Musicr

    Minister of Special Music

    Linda Guyton

    Linda is the director of all of our handbell choirs (from late elementary to adult) as well as our senior adult vocal choir

  • Secretary


    Lara Wallace

    Lara completes all of our publication of our newsletter The Messenger, the worship bulletins, and our other correspondence.

  • Treasurer

    Administrative Assistant/Treasurer

    Robin Hunter

    Robin ensures all of our ministries are funded, that the church is functional, and ensures regulatory compliance.

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