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Church Staff

Karyl Fisher, Church Business Administrator Contact

Karyl is a native Chicagoan but has always had southern roots.  Her parents live in Lexington, TN,  and most of her family is from the Dyer, TN area.  She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Criminal Justice at Chicago State University. She worked for 12 yrs. at the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, where she met her husband Phil. They have six adult children and five grandchildren. Karyl, Phil, Jennifer, Amanda and Michael joined FUMC in 1993.

Karyl has served at Lexington FUMC for 10-1/2 yrs. and is responsible for the day to day business and financial operations of the church.  Karyl serves on the Stewardship and Facilities Teams and  assists the Staff-Parish Relations Team as requested.  She is team leader for our Lexington FUMC Family & Friends E-Mail Prayer Ministry.

Lisa Thomas, Ministry Coordinator Contact

Lisa was born and raised in Lexington.  She has been Methodist all her life.  She has served as Ministry Coordinator for 8 years.  Lisa has also served as volunteer Youth Director for about 18 years.

As Ministry Coordinator Lisa encourages and assists ministry team leaders.  Currently at FUMC there are 52 active ministry teams.  Lisa also serves on the Leadership Council, Emerging Ministries Dream Team, Confirmation Team, Worship Team, Red Bird Mission Team, Drama Team, and Angel Tree.  She is team leader of Acolytes, Small Groups, Vacation Bible School, Wednesday Night Fellowship, Fifth Quarter, and Walk Through Bethlehem.

Greg Crockett, Facilities Manager Contact

Greg is a native of Lexington and a life long member at First United Methodist Church.  He and his wife, Alba, have two daughters.





David Small, Music Director Contact

David became a fourth generation choir member at FUMC Lexington when he joined the choir while in high school.  David then attended the University of Memphis where he received his BBA in 1991.  David sang in the University of Memphis Oratorio Choir while attending college.  He moved back to Lexington with his wife Joanna in 1995 and rejoined the choir where his love of music was rekindled.  David is a business owner as well as overseeing the music department at FUMC.  David and Joanna have 3 children Noah, Taylor, and Wilson.

Ellen Scott, Head Instrumentalist Contact

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Service Times & Directions


Sunday School: 9:00 am
Morning Worship: 10:15 am
Youth Fellowship (UMYF) (Mid August through May): 5:00 pm


Evening Prayer in Prayer Chapel 4:45 pm


Fellowship Meal (Mid August through May): 5:00 pm
Pastor’s Bible Study: 6:00 pm
Puppet Ministry (Mid August through May): 6:00 pm
Handbell Choir Rehearsal (Check Interpreter for schedule): 6:00 pm
Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal (Check Interpreter for schedule): 7:00 pm

27 East Church Street
Lexington, Tennessee 38351
(731) 968-2116