Our Team Andrew Singh Senior Pastor Pastor Andrew Singh was appointed to be our senior pastor and will be joining us on Sunday, June 25, 2023. We look forward to re-welcoming Pastor Andrew! Kathleen Halpin Associate Pastor Kathleen Halpin became the Associate Pastor at Georgetown First in June 2022. She grew up on the Northwest side of Houston, TX with her parents and younger sister. Her parents instilled a love of learning in her at a young age and she continues to love to learn new things, watch documentaries, listen to audio books, and research various topics. Pastor Kathleen attended Texas A&M University and received a B.A. in Mathematics and a minor in Religious Studies. God called her to study at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY. While in seminary, she was a member of Mt. Zion UMC in Harrodsburg. She was commissioned as a Provisional Elder on June 6, 2022 at the Kentucky Annual Conference. Marcus Price II Youth Pastor Marcus Price II serves as Youth Pastor at Georgetown First. He is a graduate of Georgetown College and Asbury Seminary. Marcus’s wife, Haley Faye , also graduated from Georgetown College and the University of Kentucky. She is a family counselor. His core belief is in sharing the love of God through meaningful relationships. Paige Willhite Director of the Preschool/Kindergarten programs Paige Willhite serves as Director of the Preschool program at Georgetown First. Paige is a Georgetown native, and was born and raised in Georgetown First United Methodist Church. She and her husband, Chris, have three sons who all attended the preschool when they were younger. Paige taught 3-year-old and 4-year-old classes from 2009 until July 2018, when she became the Director of the Preschool programs. She is passionate about early childhood development and helping our youngest children learn skills to help them be successful as they begin their education. She feels it is truly a joy seeing our children grow, both physically and spiritually. Kristina Skibo Children’s Minister Kristina Skibo serves as Children’s Minister for Georgetown First United Methodist Church. Kristina and her husband, have 2 children who are currently in Scott County High School. They were a military family for 20 years and have lived in several different states, including California, Texas, North Carolina and Kentucky. Kristina’s music education at The University of Kentucky lead her to work with children in private voice lessons and theatre groups in Georgetown, KY. She served as the director of the Christmas play at Georgetown First, developing a passion for working with children and sharing Gods love with them. She combines her experience with music and love for children into this ministry. Kristina also coordinates the nursery attendants. Dr. Rachel Taylor Pianist, organist, and accompanist Dr. Rachel Taylor serves as the pianist, organist, and accompanist at Georgetown First United Methodist Church. In addition to being on staff at GFUMC, Rachel is an adjunct professor of piano at Eastern Kentucky University, is the Director of the Foster Academy for Musical Excellence (F.A.M.E.) at EKU, and teaches private piano lessons in her home in Georgetown. She has previously taught at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music’s Preparatory Department, Grinnell College, Coe College, Cornell College, and the Preucil School of Music. Dr. Taylor was selected as the 2019 Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Music Teachers Association. Rachel lives in Georgetown with her husband, Mark Cleland, and their son, Taylor Crist Cleland. Rachel enjoys traveling with her family, taking walks and interacting with her students. Sara Hall Director of Music Ministries Director of Music Ministries, Sara Hall, has been on staff at Georgetown First since 2006. Sara is the widow of the Reverend Doctor Larry B. Hall, who was a United Methodist minister, and has two children and two grandchildren. Her hobbies in addition to singing and playing piano include reading, and cross stitch needlework. Sara has spent her entire life being involved in some way with church music ministry. She is committed to serving God through music, and she views her talent as God’s gift to her so she may share with others. Denise Pitts Administrative Assistant Denise Pitts is the administrative assistant at Georgetown First. She enjoys getting to know more church members, and helping staff so that they can better serve the congregation. Denise was born and raised in Cunningham, a small town in far western Kentucky and graduated from Murray State University. She and her husband, David, moved to Georgetown in 1997, with their two boys: JB and Will. She is a CPA and retired from the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 2017. Denise enjoys reading and traveling, but her favorite place is home. Denise’s favorite Bible verse is from Philippians 4:13- “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” (ISV) Shannon Shepherd Receptionist Shannon Shepherd is the receptionist at Georgetown First. Shannon and her husband share four wonderful children together: Jackson (19), James (17), and Lexie and Riley (both 13). Shannon enjoys getting to know more church members, and hopefully being a blessing to others as well. Howard Miles Business Manager Howard Miles is the business manager at Georgetown First. In his free time, Howard enjoys spending time with his wife, Teresa, and their granddaughter, Layna. Howard also enjoys being outside as much as possible. Howard loves serving our Lord, and helping His people. He truly brings this passion to his work at Georgetown First, and in his interactions with others. Jacob Broyles Custodian Jacob Broyles was born and raised in Georgetown and graduated from Scott County High School. He is working on a degree in history and teaching at UK. Karlee Roark Custodian Karlee Roark lived in Georgetown her whole life but recently moved to Paris with her daughter. Her daughter is the best thing that’s ever happened to her and is her best friend.