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 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 two energetic Goldendoodle puppies named Bean and Duncan. The McGlones arrived in Bristow in 2017, after previously serving at Virginia Beach UMC.



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  • Pastor Benson McGlone

    Associate Pastor

    Revive House Church

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  • Bert Miller
    Youth Director

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  • Adam Ruggieri

    Modern Worship 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 Lee

    Asst. Christian Ed. 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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