Rev. Scott Ritchey

Rev. Scott Ritchey grew up in Lakewood, Colorado. He moved to Arizona in 1985 to attend Arizona State University. During his time at ASU, he began to explore a call to ordained ministry.  At the time, Rev. Ritchey was a Roman Catholic. He was accepted to St. Joseph College Seminary in Mountain View, California...

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Rev. Rock Fremont

Pastor Rock most recently served as Spiritual Life and Housing Coordinator at Justa Center. He previously served as a Chaplain with the Arizona Department of Corrections, ministering to those incarcerated on Arizona’s Death Row. He is the current Chair of the Arizona Foundation for Theology. He is a graduate of both...

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Marilyn Seese

Marilyn Seese has been a member of Central church since 1975. She has taught children and youth Sunday school classes since 1989 and has been the Director of Education since 2002. In addition to teaching, Marilyn also accompanies the children’s choir on Sunday morning, is the President of the Lydia...

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Don Morse

Since 1982, Don Morse has served as Minister of Worship and The Arts at Central United Methodist Church in Phoenix, Arizona, where he coordinates all musical ensembles, worship experiences, the visual arts, theatre arts, and communications. He was educated at Boston University School for the Arts and The School of...

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Steve Hilderbrand

A native of north central Ohio, Steve relocated to Phoenix in March of 1987.  He “found” Central United Methodist Church on Christmas Eve that year and has been associated with UMC ever since. His association with church music began when he was four years old, standing on a stool in...

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Dr. Craig Westendorf

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Kevin Gorman

Dr. Kevin Gorman has served as the instructor of saxophone at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and several schools in the Phoenix Metro area, including Grand Canyon University and Southwestern College.  Holding a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Arizona State University and a Masters of Music degree in saxophone...

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Dawn Marie Densmore

A Native of New York, Dawn Marie comes to us with a successful career as a Relationship Manager in the financial industry. Dawn’s background includes work in Human Resources, Mentoring and Diversity Programs, Web-site development, process analysis, and management. She brings a complimentary portfolio of skills to our existing staff....

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