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Memorial welcomes a new pastor...
Memorial welcomed a new pastor the first Sunday in July. Rev. Melanie Fierbaugh is the new Senior Pastor at Memorial. Melanie is a 40 year old pastor with 7 years of pastoral service in the United Methodist Church. She was born and raised in Ohio and is of Irish-American descent. She has been married to Cory Fierbaugh for 19 years. They have 3 sons: Aidan (14), Ben (13), and Liam (8).
Melanie is theologically Evangelical/Conservative, a graduate of Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, KY, and has two B.A.’s from Malone University in Bible and Theology. Her top skills are Leadership, Preaching/Teaching, Evangelism, and Worship Design. Melanie is experienced in Missional Engagement with the Community, Church Re-visioning, Stewardship Campaigns, Management, and International Missions in Cuba, Jamaica, Canada, and will be doing short term mission work in Pakistan this year. Her top 3 Spiritual Gifts are Discernment, Healing, and Encouragement.
She has served congregations in Lake City, Tampa, and Ft. Myers. Last year she was on staff with Grace Church, Cape Coral, a church of about 2,000 in average worship attendance where she was trained in Spiritual Leadership.