The Staff Parish Relations Committee is pleased to announce that Ian Barbee has been hired as the Director of Student Ministries at First United Methodist. Ian is a lifelong United Methodist and a native of Salem, Illinois. Last month, he graduated from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville with a degree in Organizational Communication. He is a Certified Candidate for ministry in The United Methodist Church, plans to attend Licensing School this summer, and intends to attend seminary in a couple of years. He also loves starting projects, working in groups, and trying new things.
Please join us in welcoming Ian to the First United Methodist Church!