staffchrisRev. Chris Hemund, Senior Pastor    chris.hemund@arumc.org

A favorite scripture passage of our Pastor is Micah 6:8: “…and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with God?”

Pastor Chris has a passion for connecting people to Jesus!  “I count it a great joy to walk with others as they connect deeper to God in faith, as they grow and mature in faith, and as together we seek to serve God in faith…”

Pastor Chris has served as Senior Pastor since July 2012.

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Sam Meadors, Secondary Appointment    

director@astatewesley.orgm is the Director of the Wesley Foundation, our UM campus ministry presence at Arkansas State University.  As a deacon in full connection, she relates to Cornerstone as a secondary appointment.

Sam preaches regularly as needed and teaches a weekly Bible study for Wednesday Night Live.  She is energetic, passionate, and loves the Lord.  She also has a special heart for college students!

Sam has been part of the Cornerstone family since July 2015.

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Joslyn Johnson, Administrative Secretary   admin@cornerstoneumc.net

Joslyn’s favorite scripture is Romans 8:28: “…We know that all things work together for good[a] for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose.

She enjoys being able to help others in their ministries.  Joslyn coordinates all church scheduling, oversees administrative and secretarial duties, and is the first face most of you see when dropping by the church.

Joslyn has served since June 2015.  She and her families are faithful and active members of Cornerstone.

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Wendy Adams, Financial Secretary    finance@cornerstoneumc.net

Favorite Scripture:  Philippians 4: 13:  “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

Favorite Hymn or Song:  “How Great is Our God”

Hobbies:  Reading, Swimming, Biking, Cooking

What I Love About My Work:  The PEOPLE!  I like the way everyone is so nice and helpful.  It really feels like a family.

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Margarett  Gatlin, Children’s Director    children@cornerstoneumc.netMargarett Gatlin

Favorite Scripture:  Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

Favorite Hymn or Song: “I Shall Not Be Moved”

Hobbies: working in the yard, reading, and working out at the gym

What I Love About My Work:  I love the enthusiasm of the children as we  learn about God’s love for us through the wonderful stories in the Bible and seeing the children grow in their faith.

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taylorTaylor Noles, Youth Intern     youth@cornerstoneumc.net

Taylor has served as our youth intern since January 2016.  A senior at ASU, Taylor is set to graduate in May 2017 with plans to pursue a degree in Occupational Therapy.

Taylor has been active in District Committee on Youth Ministry, the Arkansas Conference Committee on Youth Ministry, and Choir Tour.  She loves taking our youth to Veritas, Assembly, and rallies.  She is passionate about Jesus and an excellent intern.

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Kim Hemund, Nursery Director    
nursery@cornerstoneumc.net

Kim has served as our nursery director since August 2016.

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Blake Smith, Chancel Choir Director    music@cornerstoneumc.net

Blake teaches music in Melbourne, Arkansas – his hometown.  His passions are music, sports broadcasting, and golf among other interests.

Blake came to Cornerstone from Presbyterian Kirk of the Pines in Hot Springs Village where he led their choir to perform at Carnegie Hall.  Blake is an accomplished director.  He also leads our children’s music ministry of choir and handbells.

Blake has been with Cornerstone since July 2016.

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staffemEthel May Beall, Pianist/Accompanist    ebrook50@hotmail.com

Favorite Hymn or Song:  Mozart, Bach, or Chopin

Hobbies:  Knitting, Needle Point, Crocheting and Cooking

What I Love About My Work:  The People!

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