Pastor Nick – Sr Pastor (Rev. Dr. Nicholas Perry)
 Pastor Nick joined the team July 1, 2016

Pastor Nick was raised in Niagara Falls. He graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College (Rochester, NY) majored in Religion and Philosophy with a minor in Ministry. Pastor Nick earned a Masters of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University (Dallas, TX) and has completed his Doctorate of Ministry at  Candler School of Theology (in Atlanta – part of Emory University) studying Biblical Interpretation and Proclamation. Both Nick and his wife Carmen [serving at Hurlbut Memorial Community United Methodist Church in Chautauqua and now full time at  Chautauqua Hospice and Palliative Care as a Chaplain] are ordained elders in the United Methodist Church and the proud parents of two young children: Nathan, 9 and Nadia, 7. Pastor Nick enjoys spending time with his family, studying the Old Testament, drinking coffee, working out at the gym, and rooting for the Philadelphia Flyers. 

G Mary
G. Mary – Organist & Choir Director
Mary  has been involved in music for most of her life.

She first studied organ with Helen Vrionides on Long Island. Further organ lessons were with T. Richard Patterson and Carol Boltz. 

After earning a B.S. In Music Education with a Vocal Major at SUNY Fredonia, Mary served as organist and or choir director in several area churches. Her current position, since Summer 2003, is at First United Methodist Church of Westfield.

 In addition to church music, Mary maintains a private studio of vocal and piano students. She also is piano accompanist for vocal and instrumental majors at SUNY Fredonia.

 Mary Matteson provides piano and vocal entertainment at several local senior residences. She does the same for weddings, funerals and banquets.

LeAnn – Administrative Assistant (she, her, hers)
LeAnn joined the team in May of 2011.
LeAnn was born here in Westfield and grew up in Dewittville. She and her husband, Michael (an ordained American Baptist minister serving in Falconer UMC and Lakewood UMC), have 2 adult children and are living in the home that she grew up in along with their son and a rescue dog.
LeAnn has been blessed to go on mission trips to Mississippi (with UMCOR 3 times following Hurricane Katrina) and Honduras (with Little Angels of Honduras  http://littleangelsofhonduras.org/ in April of 2014.)