Meet Our Staff

Our staff strives everyday to grow closer to God and to help our congregation and community do the same.

You can scroll through our staff, to email a specific staff member, click on their name.

  • Pastor John has served as the lead pastor of Gainesville UMC since 1997 and has led the church through numerous transitions from a small, country church of less than 100 to our current campus of more than 1,200 people. He is a Western Pennsylvania native, and he is married to his wife Daleen, and they have four adult children.

  • Pastor Sean serves as the associate pastor for our Gainesville campus and oversees our external ministries (including missions, outreach and evangelism) as well our student ministries and communications. A native of Fairfax, Va., by way of South Carolina, Sean is married to his high-school sweetheart Robin, and they have two young children. He has served at GUMC since 2014.


  • Pastor Benson serves as the associate pastor in charge of Revive House Church, our second campus that is made of of a network of house churches in the Bristow/Gainesville area. A native of San Antonio, Texas, Benson married his wife Alicia in 2016 and they have an energetic Goldendoodle puppy named Bean. The McGlones arrived in Bristow in 2017, after previously serving at Virginia Beach UMC.



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  • Pastor Sean Gundry

    Associate Pastor

    Gainesville Campus

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  • Pastor Benson McGlone

    Associate Pastor

    Revive House Church

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  • Adam Ruggieri

    Modern Worship Director

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  • Bert Miller
    Youth Director

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  • Karla DelGenis

    Office Manager

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  • Janet Lunsford

    Traditional Worship Director

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  • Renee Johnson

    Christian Education Director

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  • Carrie Lopacinski

    Asst. Christian Ed. Director

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  • Becca Wimmer

    Small Groups Director

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  • Patrick Weaver

    A/V Director &

    Database Management

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  • Samantha Allen

    Connections Director

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  • Bernadette Yamasaki

    Church Receptionist

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  • Lynne Ward

    Sunday Morning Nursery

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  • Jennifer Howard

    Sunday Morning Nursery

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