Staff Leadership

Rev. Leah Challberg, LGSW – Lead Pastor | leah@northeastumc.com | 612.789.7462

Rev. Hope Bentley Hutchison, M.Div/MTS – Minister of Spiritual Formation & Community Justice | hope@northeastumc.com | 612.789.7462

Kris Gater – Church Administrator | admin@northeastumc.com | 612.789.7462

Ranita Badudu – Accompanist | 612.789.7462

Patrick Handt – Custodian / Repairperson | 612.789.7462

Lay Leadership

In addition to everyone who leads and serves in multiple ways at our church, Northeast UMC is lucky to have a committed and creative group of lay leaders called the Supercouncil. Members of this team include: Ralph Sowden, Bruce Robbins, Derrick Watson, Sara Jane Allen, Cynthia Sowden, Shirley Jackson, Jeff Gillman, Keith Reich, Trish Fleischhacker, & Robert Wood.

If you would like to contact any of these individuals, please email admin@northeastumc.com and Kris will connect you with them.