Staff

The Sterling Staff works together to help serve the people of Sterling UMC. Use the links below to learn more about our awesome staff.

Marcela Jarman

Marcela Jarman is the Associate Pastor of SUMC, in charge of the Amigos’ Ministry. She leads a worship service in Spanish every Sunday and two small groups for Bible Study.

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Jennifer Lofquist

Jen oversees all aspects of the preschool including but not limited to, plumbing, boo boo kissing, counseling and janitorial work! She began working at KUC Preschool in 2005 as the Assistant Director and then became the Director in 2007.

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Vincent Williams

Vincent is thrilled to be serving as Sterling’s Director of Discipleship. In this role, Vincent helps to coordinate our opportunities for spiritual growth and service, welcomes newcomers into the Sterling family, and ensures we have a great mix of educational opportunities for our Adult Ministries.

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Katie Shifflette

Katie, as the Director of Youth Ministries disciples the 6th to 12th grade youth at SUMC by creating fun and engaging activities such as Sunday School, Youth Group programing, lock-ins and retreats, and so much more. As the Communications Director, her duties include social media promotions, congregation wide emails and general publicity for the church.

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Heather Toth

As the Director of Children’s Ministries, Heather organizes activities for children ages 0 through 5th grade. Heather has a passion for working with children and watching them grow into their amazing selves.

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Dana Smedley

As the Accounting Assistant, Dana is responsible for processing the donations the church receives and paying the bills. She graduated from the University of Mary Washington in 1991 and got her MBA from George Mason in 1999.

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Maureen Harbour

Maureen, a long- time member of SUMC, was the membership secretary on a volunteer basis and then started working in the church office. She answers the phones, greets the guests, and unjams the copier as needed.

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Curt Christiansen

Curt is the Director of Operations at SUMC, assisting with matters related to church business, facilities, communications, and finance. Curt has been attending church here for twenty years and feels bless to be able to work at his church after over 35 years with health care related businesses.

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Willis Rosenfeld

Willis Rosenfeld, Director of Music Ministries oversees the music program at Sterling UMC, including directing the Aldersgate Choir and leading the Contemporary Worship Team. He has been on the music staff at SUMC since 2005 and loves being a part of this church family.

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Jack Layne

Jack Layne is the conductor of the Carillon ringers and the Zacheus Instrumental Ensemble. Born and raised in Central Virginia, Jack has been in the Northern Virginia area since 2005.

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Gerson Hortua

Gerson Hortua is an accomplished Venezuelan musician who graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education in Medellin, Columbia. He has experience on the piano with different musical influences such as Classical, Gospel, Latin and Jazz.

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Rachel Dailey

Rachel is Sterling UMC’s teaching assistant specializing in special education. She works with children during our Sunday School classes as well as one one one.

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Ceamone Jabbie

Ceamone is our lead teacher in the nursery. She is responsible for preparing the lessons, performing the lessons, finding a sub if someone will be absent and the overall care of the children.

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Emily Printz

Emily Printz is our Sunday School teacher for two and three year olds and serves as one of our nursery assistants. Emily just recently graduated from Radford University with a degree in Elementary Education and is currently attending graduate school at George Mason University for Special Education.

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Amanda Hansberger

Amanda assists with the care and teaching of the children in our nursery. Amanda is 24 years old and has a degree in Historic Preservation and Public History and is planning on getting a degree in Education as well.

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