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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
Fax: (863) 688-7233

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

Heidi Aspinwall

Director Young Adult Missional Movement


(305) 733-4420

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

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

Kendra Rich

Digital Storyteller and Marketing Specialist


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


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


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

Accounts Payable/Receivable, Personnel and Payroll, Workers' Comp, Apportionments, Employment Verification, Health Insurance, Property and Casualty Billing, Pensions Billing, Statistics
Office: (863) 688-5563 - Ext 113 Fax: (863) 686-7363
Human Resources Fax: (863) 688-5189

Mickey Wilson

Interim Treasurer, Director of Administrative Services


(863) 688-5563 ext 112

Lois Durham

Human Resources Administrator


(863) 688-5563 ext 194

Kitt Elliott

Staff Accountant- Apportionments/Accts. Rec.


(863) 688-5563 ext 163

Kathi Ewing

Staff Accountant – BCRM/Payroll


(863) 688-5563 ext 172

Craig Smelser

Controller


(863) 688-5563 ext 173

Lisa Porth Despaw

Accounts Payable Specialist


(863) 688-5563 ext 118

Sue Bennett

Assistant to Treasurer


(863) 688-5563 ext 196

Chris Smelser

Financial Services Clerk

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

Paulette Monroe

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

David Weber

Director of Riverside Camp and Retreat Center


(866) 862-2677


Centenary Camp

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

Dave Torbett

Director


(850) 856-9779