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UNITED METHODIST CONFERENCE CENTER
450 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33815
Telephone: 863-688-5563; or toll-free 800-282-8011
[Mailing address and telephone number/s same for all departments unless otherwise noted.]
Conference office hours 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Friday
 
 

Episcopal Office

450 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, Lakeland, FL 33815
Telephone: 863-688-5563 Ext. 154, Toll-free 800-282-8011 Ext. 154

Ken Carter

Bishop


(863) 688-4427 ext 151

Alex Shanks

Assistant to the Bishop


(863) 688-5563 ext 152

Shannon Redden

Administrative Assistant


(863) 688-5563 ext 154


Connectional Ministries And The Conference Equipping Network

Conference Staff Supporting
The Office Of Connectional Ministries And
The Conference Equipping Network

Sharon Austin

Director of Connectional and Justice Ministries


(863) 688-5563 ext 103

Laurie Hofts

Assistant to the Director of Connectional and Justice Ministries


(863) 688-5563 ext 132

Mike Standifer

Director of Camps and Retreats Ministries Director of Warren Willis Camp and Conference Center


(352) 787-4345 ext 4152

Kelly Minter

CCYM Coordinator

Joel Pancoast

Youth Ministries Coordinator


Missional Engagement

Fax: (863) 680-1912

Clarke Campbell-Evans

Director of Missional Engagement


(863) 688-5563 ext 143

Icel Rodriguez

Director of Global Missions


(863) 688-5563 ext 346

Pam Garrison

Disaster Response Coordinator
Prison Ministry Liaison


(863) 688-5563 ext 148

Molly McEntire

Mission Training and Volunteer Coordinator


(863) 688-5563 ext 195

Erin Frey

Administrative Assistant


(863) 688-5563 ext 146

Katherine Lain

Administrative Assistant


(863) 688-5563 ext 146

Martine Daceus

Director Young Adult Missional Movement

Eugenia Gainers

Grants Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist


(863) 688-5563 ext 137

Tricia Hall

Disaster Recovery Grants & Finance Manager


(863) 688-5563 ext 303

Erica Lopez

Disaster Recovery Grants & Finance Associate

(863) 688-5563 ext 145


Congregational Vitality

Fax: (863) 688-7233

Janet Earls

Director of Congregational Vitality


(863) 688-5563 ext 109

Rini Hernandez

Director, Latino/a Ministries


(863) 688-5563


Connectional Relations

Connectional Relations Fax: 863-688-7233

Brittany Jackson

Conference Communicator


(863) 688-5563 ext 505

Joe Henderson

News Content Editor


(863) 688-5563 ext 170

Don Youngs

Web Site & Video Production Consultant


(407) 697-1878


The Office of Clergy Excellence

Board of Ordained Ministry, Preachers' Relief,
Equitable Compensation

Sara McKinley

Director


(863) 688-5563 ext 133

Holly Finley

Administrative Assistant


(863) 688-5563 ext 134


Office of Financial Services Treasurer's Office

Council on Finance & Administration, Board of Trustees, Accounts Payable/Receivables, Payroll, Apportionments, Pension and Ministry Protection Billings, Statistics, Property Management
Office: (863) 688-5563 - Ext 113 Fax: (863) 686-7363

Craig Smelser

Interim Treasurer, Director of Administrative Services


(863) 688-5563 ext 173

Christine Shutters

Sr. Staff Accountant


(863) 688-5563 ext 107

Sue Bennett

Technology and Facilities Administrator


(863) 688-5563 ext 196

Kitt Elliott

Staff Accountant- Apportionments/Accts. Rec.


(863) 688-5563 ext 163

Kathi Ewing

Staff Accountant – BCRM/Payroll


(863) 688-5563 ext 172

Lisa Porth Despaw

Accounts Payable Specialist


(863) 688-5563 ext 118

Chris Smelser

Financial Services Clerk


Knowledge & Information Services

Knowledge & Information Services Fax: (863) 688-3213

Steve Loher

Manager/ Knowledge & Information Services


(863) 688-5563 ext 190

Kelly Kowalski

Interim Data Specialist


(863) 688-5563 ext 131


Human Resources Department

Personnel, Workers’ Comp, Employment Verification, Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits
Human Resources Fax: (863) 688-5189

Lois Durham

Human Resources Administrator


(863) 688-5563 ext 194

Diana Welsh

Payroll/Compliance Benefits Administrator


(863) 688-5563 ext 129


Department of Ministry Protection

Property, Liability and Workers' Compensation Insurance
Fax: (863) 686-7363

LaNita Battles

Department of Ministry Protection Director


(863) 688-5563 ext 199

Helen Mitchell

Insurance Operations Specialist


(863) 688-5563 ext 126

Amber Douglas

Claims Specialist


(863) 688-5563 ext 175


Board Of Lay Ministry

Alice Williams

Conference Lay Leader


Florida Conference Archives

Judi New

Archivist


(863) 680-4992


Camps And Retreat Centers

Phone: 1 (866) UMCAMPS or 1 (866) 862-2677
Fax: (352) 352-8650
Florida United Methodist Camps and Retreat Ministries

Mike Standifer

Director of Camps and Retreats Ministries Director of Warren Willis Camp and Conference Center


(352) 787-4345 ext 4152


Warren W. Willis United Methodist Camp and Conference Center

4990 Picciola Road, Fruitland Park, FL  34731
Phone: (866) 862-2677; (352) 787-4345; Fax: (352) 787-8650


Riverside Camp and Retreat Center

7305 CR 78, LaBelle, FL 33935
Site:  State Road 78 between LaBelle and Alva
Phone: (866) 862-2677; (863) 675-0334; Fax: (863) 675-1411


Centenary Camp

371 Centenary Camp Rd, Quincy, Fl. 32352
Phone: 866-UMCAMPS #5 or 850-856-9779

Dave Torbett

Director


(850) 856-9779