REV. KIM KINSEY
  • What do you do here at WHUMC? 
    • I serve as the Senior Pastor, working with staff and lay people as we are in ministry and mission
  • When did you begin working at WHUMC? 
    • July 2019
  • What is your favorite time of year?
    • I love the colors of Autumn and the cool weather
  •  What is your favorite food? 
    • Love Pizza – but also love lots of vegetables 
  • When you get 30 min of free time, how do you pass the time?
    • I’m at exercise class on a regular basis, otherwise – reading or catching up on TV
  •  What is your favorite sport?
    • gymnastics 
  •  What was your first job?
    • I worked as a teacher at a childcare facility
  •  What is your favorite movie?
    • Serenity – a great class sci-fi movie 
  •  What makes you laugh?
    • goofy TV shows
  • What is your favorite scripture or passage?
    • Psalm 139
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REV. AMY MERCER
Amy Sepia
  • What do you do here at WHUMC? 
    • Minister of Missions and Discipleship
  • When did you begin working at WHUMC? 
    • July 2009
  • What is your favorite time of year?
    • Autumn
  •  What is your favorite food? 
    • Mexican
  • When you get 30 min of free time, how do you pass the time?
    • Quilting, knitting, reading, beading
  •  What is your favorite sport?
    • College football
  •  What was your first job?
    • I was a page in the New Dorp branch of the New York Public Library
  •  What is your favorite movie?
    • Les Miserables
  •  What makes you laugh?
    • People – including myself
  • What is your favorite scripture or passage?
    • 1 Peter 3:15b-16a
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MITZI UNDERWOOD
Mitzi Sepia
 
 
  • What do you do here at WHUMC? 
    • Director of Youth Ministries
  • When did you begin working at WHUMC? 
    • August 2006
  • What is your favorite time of year?
    • Fall
  •  What is your favorite food? 
    • Pasta
  • When you get 30 min of free time, how do you pass the time?
    • Enjoying the outdoors
  •  What is your favorite sport?
  •  What was your first job?
    • Burger King
  •  What is your favorite movie?
    • Dirty Dancing
  •  What makes you laugh?
    • Awkward moments
  • What is your favorite scripture or passage?
    • Psalm 23
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LAURIE McBRIDE
Laurie Sepia
  • What do you do here at WHUMC? 
    • Business & Facilities Manager
  • When did you begin working at WHUMC? 
    • 2004
  • What is your favorite time of year?
    • Fall
  •  What is your favorite food? 
    • TexMex or Hamburgers
  • When you get 30 min of free time, how do you pass the time?
    • Catching up on recorded TV shows like Downton Abbey and The Black List, or watching old black & white movies
  •  What is your favorite sport?
    • College football – I really enjoy going to NMSU games.  I like the band and the mascots, Keystone the horse & Striking the Wonder Dog
  •  What was your first job?
    • Bookkeeper in a small bank in East Texas
  •  What is your favorite movie?
    • I’ve seen Gone With The Wind approximately 250 times, so that is one I never tire of watching
  •  What makes you laugh?
    • Our sons – when they were little and also now that they are grown.  They have always been hilarious together, picking on each other
  • What is your favorite scripture or passage?
    • Isaiah 58:11
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MINDY ARCHEY
mindy sepia2
 
  • What do you do here at WHUMC? 
    • Publications/Communications 
  • When did you begin working at WHUMC? 
    • March 2011
  • What is your favorite time of year?
    • Fall – but I also LOVE a good snowy day in the winter
  •  What is your favorite food? 
    • Fried Zucchini with ranch of course 
  • When you get 30 min of free time, how do you pass the time?
    • TV time – I do enjoy my TV time.  Yay for the person that started Netflix
  •  What is your favorite sport?
    • To play? Soccer or Kickball
    • To watch? Baseball 
  •  What was your first job?
    • I worked at Wendy’s for two years during high school 
  •  What is your favorite movie?
    • The Little Mermaid or White Christmas
  •  What makes you laugh?
    • Lots of things…and especially my little girls
  • What is your favorite scripture or passage?
    • Jeremiah 29:11-14
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SUZY SNOW
Suzy Sepia
  •  What do you do here at WHUMC? 
    • Administrative Assistant 
  • When did you begin working at WHUMC? 
    • October 2010
  • What is your favorite time of year?
    • Summer (except the rainy season-not a fan) I love the long sunny days of summer! 
  •  What is your favorite food? 
    • Rick’s chicken cacciatore…a dish he first learned to make for me when I was in the hospital after giving birth to our oldest son…he has been perfecting it for 32 years now
  • When you get 30 min of free time, how do you pass the time?
    • Read or listen to music…I am also learning to knit and make blankets  so those things are filling my spare time right now
  •  What is your favorite sport?
    • Is sarcasm a sport? No? Oh, well then, it is definitely baseball or hockey
  •  What was your first job?
    • Hostess at Sambo’s Restaurant 
  •  What is your favorite movie?
    • Grease – I know! But it is so fun and always takes me back to my 14 year old self enjoying it for the first time
  •  What makes you laugh?
    • Lots of things! A lesson I learned from my big brother growing up: You can find humor in any situation – and once you find the laughter, no matter how tough the situation, you can survive it.  Look for the laughter everywhere!
  • What is your favorite scripture or passage?
    • Philippians 4:6-7 
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JENNY ABBOTT
  • What do you do here at WHUMC? 
    • Director of Children’s Ministry
  • When did you begin working at WHUMC? 
    • September 2017
  • What is your favorite time of year?
    • Spring
  •  What is your favorite food? 
    • Chocolate! That’s a food group right?
  • When you get 30 min of free time, how do you pass the time?
    • Needlework, play piano
  •  What is your favorite sport?
    • Baseball
  •  What was your first job?
    • Babysitter
  •  What is your favorite movie?
    • Mary Poppins
  •  What makes you laugh?
    • My siblings, my husband, and my children
  • What is your favorite scripture or passage?
    • “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”  Romans 12:12
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PASTOR SAL PERALES
 
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NANCY BICKLEY
    • What do you do here at WHUMC? 
      • Minister of Music – The purpose of the Minister of Music at WHUMC is to provide weekly Sunday Choral anthems, Bell Choir selections, and provide appropriate hymn selections.  
    • When did you begin working at WHUMC? 
      • January 2018
    • What is your favorite time of year?
      • Springtime – when all the trees and flowers bloom, then blossom
    •  What is your favorite food? 
      • Authentic Mexican Food 
    • When you get 30 min of free time, how do you pass the time?
      • Reviewing and singing opera arias I’ve sung in the past, as well as learn new pieces.  ones.
    •  What is your favorite sport?
      • Pro Football
    •  What was your first job?
      • My first job entailed singing as a paid soloist at Asbury UMC in El Paso during my early college years. ears.
    •  What is your favorite movie?
      • Sound of Music 
    •  What makes you laugh?
      • People who comment with quick-witted responses or those who comment with a dry sense of humor make me laugh. 
    • What is your favorite scripture or passage?
      • Psalm 23