Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Erin Glutting

Administrative Assistant

Erin was born and raised in the Detroit area.  In her late teen years, she had a profound conversion from being a religious person to one who delights in knowing God intimately.  She attended Ferris State University and attained undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Information Systems.  Prior to working at FUMC, Erin had a … Read More

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Julia Colingsworth

Organist/Chancel Choir Director

Julia became, at age nine, the Sunday School accompanist at her home church, Kalamazoo First Methodist. Six years later she began her career as a church organist at Parchment and has been a church organist and choir director ever since. She double majored at WMU in Elementary Education and Music Education, and later went back … Read More


Kent Jagnow

Treasurer and Financial Secretary

Kent has been with First United Methodist Church since 1999 and prior to becoming the Church Treasurer and Financial Secretary, served on Staff Parish, Finance, and the Building and Land use committees. He is married to Mary, has four children, eight grandchildren, and one great-grandson. Prior to joining First, Kent served in … Read More

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Mike Monteith

Building Supervisor

Mike has been in the construction field his entire career and has held the titles of Project Manager and Project Superintendent.  Mike has constructed 55 new and renovated school building for 25 school districts.  He has also constructed a national chain of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Centers. Mike has been married to Jill for … Read More

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