our staff

  • Noah Neidlinger

    YoutH Director

  • Brittany NEIDLINGER

    Children's Director

  • Jennifer boydstun

    Administrative ASSISTANT And Director of Discipleship

    United Methodist Deaconess

    Jennifer has had the blessing of serving her church family since 2005.  She and husband, Blaine, raised sons, Logan and Cooper, in this church and are now loving the grandparent life with two precious grandsons. Although she has a BS in Forest Management, she found her calling to serve God’s kin-dom here at CFUMC. In 2012 Jennifer was commissioned as a UM Deaconess, which is vocational ministry for laity under the authority of The United Methodist Church.



    Click here to learn more about the Order of Deaconess & Home Missioner

  • Paula gibson

    Director of Music and Worship Arts

    Paula has been a staff member at our church since 2004, assuming her position as Director of Music in 2007.  She is the wife of Jimmy, mother of Andrew, Rachel, and Matthew, and "Nana" to granddaughter, Daria.  Paula taught music in Georgia public schools for 30 years including 18 years as choral director at North Habersham Middle School.


  • Ty Knight

    maintenance & Connection custodial

    Ty Knight, Maintenance and Connection Custodial.  ty@clarkesvillefirstumc.org

  • susan weidner

    cfumc preschool dIRECTOR

    I have a Master's Degree in School Psychology and have  been working with preschoolers & their families for 17 years.  My husband is Jim and we have four wonderful children who are now young adults.  I am blessed by our students everyday and it is a privilege to be able to share Jesus with them.


  • Maintenance Team

    Ricky West, Main campus