Pastor - Cindy Uhrich

Cindy Uhrich was appointed as the senior pastor of Lydick UMC on July 1, 2018. Cindy is a licensed local pastor and a certified candidate for ordination as an Elder. In addition to her responsibilities of preaching and leading a church, she has a passion for ministry in the areas of pastoral care, providing spiritual direction, and assisting others in creating life/work balance. Cindy is currently attending United Theological Seminary where she is working on obtaining her Master of Divinity degree. Prior to entering the ministry in 2013, Cindy was in business for many years focusing on customer service, sales, and marketing. She currently resides in the Michiana area surrounded by her loved ones and two faithful dogs.

 Office Manager - Stephanie Daugherty 

Stephanie joined our staff as church secretary in July 2013. She has a Business Degree from Indiana University at South Bend. She furthered her education, and pursued a career in Real Estate as a Broker. Stephanie and her husband Shaun have three children, Alex (16), Ian (14) and Bridget (9). Stephanie enjoys home improvement projects, nutrition and the outdoors.

Choir Accompanist - Bernadene Adams     

Bernadene is now our senior staffer, here for 12 years. She and Maggie Kepler started our Bell Choir 2½ years ago. Loving quilting & sewing, she helped start our new Prayer Shawl ministry. Bernadene’s grown children are Laura, Patricia, Matthew (deceased), Margaret, Martha, and Peter. Her husband is Thomas. She loves gardening and everything musical.

Early Childhood Ministry Director - Chris Iannuzzelli

Since 2003, Chris has served as Director of Lydick Church’s “Early Childhood Ministry.” She’s a great asset in growing and maintaining our strong positive reputation in the community. She and husband Bill have three children, Jennifer, Michele and Tory.

Custodian - Alec Tulledge

When everyone else is resting at home, Alec is sprucing up the church for Sunday services, making sure everything is clean and safe for all who come into our building.  We appreciate his attention to detail and willingness to help out in any way he can.

Our Volunteer Staff includes:

Leadership Chair - Joanne Walters
Organist - LeeAnne Buwalda
Bell Choir Director - Amy Coriden
Pianist - Mona Willis
Sound System - Ernie Scott, Jr., Joanne Walters, Dave Rieder
Treasurer - Wayne Griffee
Financial Secretaries - Karen Swisher, Judy Gordinier
Online Communications Team - Lin Van Paris, Joanne & AJ Walters