Rev. Terry Van Hook, D.Min.
Lead Pastor

Pastor Terry has said: "To follow Jesus Christ today is to face similar challenges that the early Christians of 40 A.D. faced. Then, as now, the world was filled with distractions and danger. Then as now, the Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ offers a powerful, hopeful way of living."

Pastor Terry recently served as the Senior Pastor at Orangethorpe United Methodist in Fullerton, CA. He has been a United Methodist Minister for...

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Pastor Jason Woodell
Asst. Pastor of Family Life Ministries and Contemporary Worship

Being a follower of Jesus is one of the most exciting and challenging things I've ever done, except maybe that one time I tried to stay up all night playing Halo at one of our recent Allniters and didn't sleep for 24 hours. That was hard too. 

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Pastor Aki Urakawa
Pastor, Megumi Kai - Japanese Language Ministry

Pastor of our Megumi Kai (Japanese) Fellowship.  This wonderful group of individuals born in Japan and now living here in the United States meets every week, usually at 1 pm on Sunday's.  Other activities include Bible Study, fellowship and Water Color painting.

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April Doria
Director of Footprints Christian Child Care Center (FCCC)
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Ralph Williams
Director of Music


Mary Zimmerman
Organist, Pianist, and director of Oliver Handbell Choir

Mary is a wonderful artist that amazes us every week with her virtuosity and faithfulness.  If you want to hear some of her work, excerpts from Mary's recent organ concert can be found at:

   Enjoy God's great blessing to us through Mary.

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Karen Coy
Resident Counselor

Head of the Lancaster UMC Christian Counseling Center.  Dr.Coy received her Psychology Ph. D. from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1994. 

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Janie Fishler
Office Manager

What I like about LUMC is that everyone is so kind and giving.

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Mary John
Wedding Coordinator

Mary coordinates both the weddings and receptions held here in our beautiful sanctuary.

Be sure to check out the facilities on our Wedding page.

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Al Zimmerman


Heather KinKennon

Lancaster United Methodist Church is truly a family of faith.

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