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Clergy Care Team

Your Clergy Care Team is a confidential access point through which you can seek the help you need. Feel free to contact Rev. Morgan Whitaker Smith or anyone on our team to talk about your personal situation and avenues that you may want to pursue.

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Frank Adams
 
Rev. Frank Adams E-mail
 
Provisional Elder, B.S. in business administration, M.Div., 30 years’ experience in leadership, management, training and diversity and cultural inclusion in The Walt Disney Corporation
 
 
Debbie Allen
 
Rev. Debbie Allen E-mail
 
Elder, Large Church Leadership, RIM Leader/BOM member, M.Div.
 
Mark Becker
 
Rev. Ed New |  E-mail
 
Elder, President of The Florida United Methodist Foundation, M.Div., MBA
 
Clare Chance
 
Rev. Clare Chance |  E-mail
 
Elder, Chair of Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits and Chair of Preacher’s Relief Board, M.Div., MBA
 
Debbie Daley Salinger
 
Rev. Dr. Debbie Daley Salinger |  E-mail
 
Elder, M.A. in pastoral counseling, M.Div., D. Min.
 
Ivan Gonzalez
 
Rev. Iván Gonzalez |  E-mail
 
Extension Minister, Provisional Elder, Licensed mental health counselor working in substance abuse, couples therapy and with young adults, B.A. in psychology, M.A. in counseling, and M.Div., fluent in Spanish
 
Cathy Hart
 
Rev. Cathy Hart |  E-mail
 
Deacon, M.A. and licensed in marriage and family therapy (LMFT)
 
Christy Holden
 
Rev. Christy Holden |  E-mail
 
Elder, Extension Minister Gulf Coast Wesley Foundation, RIM Team member, M.Div.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Andrew Kim
 
Rev. Andrew Kim |  E-mail
 
Elder, fluent in Korean, M.Div.
 
 
 
 
 
 
    
Georges Racine
 
Rev. Georges Racine   E-mail
 
Local Pastor, fluent in English and Haitian Creole
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
Zulma Soba
 
Rev. Zulma Soba |  E-mail
 
Local Pastor, M.A. in Christian Ministries, Forest Hills UMC, Tampa, Church-Planting Certified Mentor, Christian Education Chair, Asamblea Hispana IMU, Florida, Gulf Central District Hispanic Operational Team Coordinator, fluent in English and Spanish
 
 
 
 
Bob Bushong
 
Rev. Dr. Bob Bushong |  E-mail
 
Cabinet Liaison, District Superintendent, East Central District, M.Div., D.Min.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sara McKinley
 
Rev. Sara McKinley |  E-mail
 
Cabinet Liaison, Director of the Office of Clergy Excellence, B.A. in psychology, MBA, M.Div.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alex Shanks
 
Rev. Alex Shanks |  E-mail
 
Cabinet Liaison, Assistant to the Bishop, M.Div.

  
Morgan Whitaker Smith
 
Rev. Morgan Whitaker Smith, LMHC  |  E-mail
 
Clergy Care Chair, Licensed Mental Health Counselor and an elder in the UMC who recently transferred from the Great Plains Conference