Pastor Todd Kelly is a native of Atlanta. He graduated from Georgia Tech in 1984, and worked in manufacturing plants for 21 years in North Carolina, Texas, and here in middle Tennessee. Todd is married to Cindy, and they have a son Nick, who is a senior at UT Chattanooga. Todd has been in ministry since 2006, when he walked away from engineering to become the part-time youth minister at New Chapel UMC in Robertson County, TN. In 2010, he received a Master of Divinity from Memphis Theological seminary, and was ordained as an elder in the TN Conference. Todd enjoys hiking, kayaking, and playing guitar. He has a passion for young people, and has led youth mission trips to Mexico, Honduras, Costa Rica, and Appalachian Kentucky. Todd and Cindy are excited to be at Pulaski FUMC, and they look forward to serving the Lord in Giles County.
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The FUMC Nursery is for children under 3 years of age. Stephanie and Sydney take great care of the children. Nursery school is provided during Sunday School and Church Services.
We also have a calming area (parent/grandparent & child). You can view and hear the service in the comfort of a living room type area.
***The Nursery and calming area are located outside the elevator upstairs.
Terri is the Managing Director of the Growing Tree Nursery School and has a long association with our 60+ year ministry. Terri attended what was then Kindergarten at The Growing Tree, later her own children were students at the school and she began substitute teaching at the program. In January of 1989, she was hired as a full time teacher. Terri began serving as summer interim director and assistant director before becoming full time Managing Director in April of 2004.
Terri and husband, James, have two grown children, J. and Ashley. Terri loves spending as much time as possible with her three grandchildren, Elli Brice, Elam, and Kaylee.
Terri shares that the children’s laughter and hugs have beenher favorite part of the job for her 28 years at The Growing Tree and invites anyone in need of a smile to come by the school for a visit.
Rev. Cheryl Raley Wood has served as the Minister of Music at FUMC, Pulaski, since 2004. She is an ordained deacon and full clergy member of the TN Conference of The United Methodist Church. Before coming to Pulaski FUMC, she served as director of music and/or organist in churches in TN, TX, OK, and MI. She has also been an adjunct music faculty member at Martin Methodist College, Columbia State Community College, and Bartlesville Wesleyan College (now OK Wesleyan University). She holds Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in piano performance from OK Baptist University and the University of MI, respectively. She completed graduate theological studies at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. Cheryl and her husband Tim, a high school teacher and supply pastor, have two adult sons. Their sons and Cheryl’s mother live with them, making a three-generation household. Cheryl enjoys traveling, reading, being at home with her family, and taking pictures with her phone to post on Facebook.
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Brenda joined the staff in December 1985 as Office Administrator. She is married to Allen Barrett and together they have two children, three grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. Brenda and her family moved back to Tennessee in 1983 after Allen served in the military for twenty years. While stationed in Columbus, Georgia, Brenda worked with the Muscular Dystrophy Association as office administrator and helped coordinate and run the local Jerry Lewis Telethon for five years. Brenda received her Certification for United Methodist Church Business Administrator from Emory University in 2007.
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Phone: (931) 363-2595 | Address: 200 West Jefferson St., Pulaski, TN 38478 | Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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