Rev. Melissa J. Claxton joined the family of Warren 1st on July 1, 2018.  She is a small town girl with a huge heart for God and God’s people.  Pastor Melissa believes that our faith is the catalyst in which we grow in our relationship with God through our relationship with Jesus Christ.  As our faith transforms our hearts, we become a Christ-like presence in the world.  You can contact her by calling the office or by email at:

Administrative Assistant

Karen Jones has served as the Administrative Assistant to Warren First United Methodist Church for 13 years.  Karen keeps the congregation organized and informed.  If you have a question, Karen is the first person with whom you want to connect.  She can be reached at the office Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or at:

Music Director

Twylia Voshol has served as Music Director since August, 2014, and we are blessed to have her.  Twylia has developed and nurtured several new music groups which provide leadership in worship throughout the year.  Along with the traditional and evolving Sanctuary Choir, Twylia directs the Bell Choir, Instrumental Ensemble, and Praise Band.  If you are interested in joining one of these amazing groups, Twylia can be reached at:



youth leaders

Paul & Linda Sadowski have answered God’s call to lead our youth in growing in their faith.  On the 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month, they meet with the youth, creating a space for them to grow in their faith.  If you have any questions, please contact them at:


Michelle Haggert is our amazing custodian.  She cares for the building and makes sure that it is ready for whatever is next.  We can’t do what we do as a church without her.

If you have any comments or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to contact us!