First United Methodist Church

Church Leadership

Pastor – Rev. Chung Ho [Daniel] Lee

Most recently, he has served as Pastor at Grace Vision United Methodist Church in Watertown, Massachusetts. By returning to First United Methodist Church, he will be returning to area of his first placement as an Associate Pastor at Greenland United Methodist Church where he served for nearly a decade. 

Director of Music & Marketing – Bevan Bloemendaal

Bevan is a Pastor’s kid and a 3rd generation church organist, pianist, choral director and vocalist from the Midwest.  While studying music he traveled Europe as a vocalist and shares his passion of storytelling through the ministry of music.  He believes that if you don’t feel moved to an emotional response he hasn’t done his job.   He has been with FUMC since 2003 and resides in the New England area with his partner of over 2 decades and 4-legged little boy named Jett.

Lay Leader & Sound Technician – Sue Sarosiek

With a singer/songwriter daughter Sue understands the nuances of overall sound balance, synchronizing, testing and adjusting equipment ensuring that the audible output is one that is fitting to the occasion, song,  and speaker using the equipment.  She has been a member of FUMC now for almost 15 years and is an active part of the church community.

Lay Servants – [left to right]  

Dave Richards, John VanReenen, Sue Sarosiek, and Kevin Fickenscher

Church Sexton – Cathy Steinmetz

A daughter of a police officer and one of the original 101 Airborne “Band of Brothers” her role model was kind, sweet, generous and had high standards…we are glad she has brought all of those wonderful attributes to us here at FUMC.  Cathy found her way to NH from Florida over 2 years ago and has learned that you can “learn and grow” through life’s joys and sorrows and we are glad to have her part of our church family.

Coffee Hour Leader – Ken Westbrook