989-662-6314 office@auburnumc.org

While we have many wonderful volunteers, we do have some terrific staff that keep everything organized and running…

Rev. Rob Nystrom

Lead Pastor

Pastor Rob Nystrom will take over as Lead Pastor at Auburn UMC beginning July 1, 2018.  More information and photo will be posted once he gets settled. If you need pastoral care please contact the church office.

Gabrielle Meisel

Gabrielle Meisel

Worship Leader & Keyboardist

A native Australian who settled in the tri-city area and has been with AUMC since 2012. Studied classical and jazz piano privately for more than 10 years, undergoing the required examinations for performance and theory. Studied choral music at the local arts academy and began to undertake her first music ministry position while still in high school. Academically, she has received an undergraduate at Saginaw Valley State University and is currently studying for a Masters from the same institution. Her greatest joy of serving in a music ministry position is witnessing how the Spirit can move through a group of musicians during a worship service. “It’s a blessing to be able to serve as the Worship Leader and keyboardist here at AUMC.”

Jenn Williams

Jenn Williams

Administrative Assistant

As the Administrative Assistant at AUMC since 2013, Jenn says “I can honestly say I love my job.” With degrees in Office Management and Office Administration from Delta College and years of experience management, marketing and graphic design not only does Jenn handle all the day to day office tasks she also builds and maintains the church website and Facebook pages, designs promotional materials and more. She also enjoys singing with the Praise Band and volunteering with the Food Pantry along with helping out with the children’s activities. Favorite bumper sticker saying “I’m a Church Secretary – what’s your superpower?”

Ashley Stevens

Ashley Stevens

Coordinator of Child Care

A faithful member, Ashley has been attending AUMC since she was a child. She has always been very active in the youth activities as a child and as an adult and started officially working in the nursery in 2001. A graduated from Delta College with a degree in Child Development.  Outside of church, she is the Program Director at Ready Set Grow Daycare/Preschool in Auburn.

Pat McIlvenna

Pat McIlvenna

Coordinator of Music

If you are interesting in joining the choir, singing a solo or duet, or doing anything else musical, he is the guy to talk to. On top of his duties as Choir Director and Music Leader, Pat also schedules and plans any special music for the traditional and contemporary services. He also works with the J.A.M. Youth Program in the production of their winter and spring musicals, does all the music for the Kids Vacation Bible School and supervises the Technology Team.