Staff & Leaders (Page 2)

Jimmy Reeves

Jimmy graduated from Arab High School in 1978 and has lived here most of his life. He has always had a love for music and knew at a young age that he wanted to sing. In high school, his favorite singers, Jim Croce and James Taylor, became major influences on the style of music he…

Diane Moore

If there is such a thing as a music gene, Diane Moore probably has it. Her mom’s insistence on practice was a big influence on her when Diane began piano lessons at age 9. “I’d rather have been outside playing, only she made me come in and practice. But I learned” she grins, “that if…

Anthony Wilson

Our pastor has dubbed Anthony “Magic Fingers.” There’s a reason for that. He shares his gifts as pianist at Arab First UMC, and came on staff in October of 2001. Anthony grew up in Union Grove, not far from Arab. He is a 1989 graduate of Arab High School. He and his wife, Patti, went…

Valeria Breen

Valeria Breen is very gifted at taking caring of business. She does a fantastic job so everyone else can relax. She has been the Arab First UMC Business Manager since July of 2011. She and her husband Harold are happily married and have two wonderful daughters. Her oldest daughter Erica graduated from college and is…

Terry Zakrzewski

Everybody calls her “Terry Z” and this is definitely a person you want to get to know at Arab First UMC. Terry serves as our Kitchen Manager, which means that she keeps the kitchen bustling with the wonderful ministry of hospitality on Wednesday nights and for other special occasions in the life of the church.…

Misha Ralph

Misha is a very important part of making Arab First UMC a place of hospitality and welcome. She keeps the place tidy and ready for guests and church families alike. Misha grew up in Cullman County, in the town of Fairview. She has been married to Henry for 45 years. He helps her out from…