Pastor Paul Thompson  –currently serves as the Interim Pastor at Epworth United Methodist Church. He has served in this role since August 1, 2021.  Pastor Thompson was ordained an Anglican priest in 2009 and has served in various capacities since then, most recently as a mission pastor for St. Paul’s Anglican Church, which, unfortunately folded during the pandemic.  Pastor Thompson was raised in the United Methodist Church and attended Avondale UMC in Bridgewater, Iowa and Hancock UMC in Hancock, Iowa, where he served as a student pastor and filled the pulpits at Hancock UMC, Silvercreek UMC, Buck Creek UMC and Marne UMC as needed.

Pastor Thompson is here on an Interim basis while Epworth United Methodist Church and Fe Y Esperanza United Methodist Church combine into one church, which will be worked out by the “One Boards” of both churches.

Gail Johnson, Administrative Assistant – Gail has lived in Council Bluffs for over 25 years.  She married Scott Johnson in 1998.  They have no children but have 2 cats, and many nieces and nephews.  Gail has been with Epworth Methodist since October 12th 2020, and looks forward to serving God at Epworth for many years to come.

John Steinke, Musical Director –

Jeff Showers, Custodian – Jeff has been the Custodian at Epworth Methodist Church since October 15, 2020.  He has attended Epworth United Methodist Church for many years.