Our Staff

Anthony Thomas, Pastor

What are your responsibilities at Coburn? As pastor here at Coburn, I am passionate about inviting and walking with people along a journey of moving to an abundant and transformed life in Christ – lives full of love, joy, peace, and hope from God – lives guided by the Holy Spirit into service and care for others.

Tell us about your family. My wife Susan and I have been married since 2011. We have four wonderful children – Benjamin (born in 2013), Evelyn (born in 2015), Lillian (born in 2017), and Elijah (born in 2019).

3 words that best describe you. Compassionate, Faithful, Dedicated

What do you enjoy doing for fun? I enjoy cooking, playing the piano, and being with my family.

Interesting Fact- Before full-time ministry I was a chef working in various restaurants and catering establishments. I am trained in classical cooking and love to teach those who are interested in learning something new.

What is your favorite Bible Verse? Isaiah 43:1-2

athomas@coburnumc.org

Angie White, Office Administrator & Bookkeeper

What are your responsibilities at Coburn? I am the Office Administrator and Bookkeeper.

Tell us about your family. I have been married to my wonderful husband Gary White since 2002. We have two beautiful daughters, Alayna (born 2005) and Samantha (born 2009).

3 words that best describe you. Faithful, Compassionate, Honest

What do you enjoy doing for fun? camping, fishing, gardening, and spending time with family and friends

Interesting Fact- I enjoy doing automotive work and working with my hands.

What is your favorite Bible Verse? Psalms 118:24

office@coburnumc.org

Connie Driggs, Music Director

What are your responsibilities at Coburn? Music Director (Chancel Choir & Handbell Choir)


Tell us about your family. Garry and I have been married 45 wonderful years. He has served Coburn many needed ways... We have three adult children. Daughters: Neely of Mesquite, Texas; Dr. Kim of Spring Hill, Tennessee Son and wife: Ryan, Amber and grandchildren: Addilyn 5 and Rylee 2 years old, of Knoxville, Tennessee

3 words that best describe you. Committed, faithful, honest

What do you enjoy doing for fun? Bicycling and walking


Interesting Fact - One of my favorite hymns is "Here I Am, Lord" Is it I Lord? I have

heard you calling in the night."...I have been serving Coburn for 29+ years.

A blending of the old hymns with the new hymns of Faith we enjoy singing and ringing


What is your favorite Bible Verse? Psalms 121

cdriggs@coburnumc.org

Sarah Dosch, Family Ministry Coordinator

What are your responsibilities at Coburn? I am the Family Ministry Coordinator. I oversee all discipleship ministries for birth through grade 12, reach out to young families both within the Coburn congregation and latchkey program as well as those in the surrounding community, assist the children's ministry coordinator, and recruit, train, and deploy volunteers for youth and children's ministry.

Tell us about your family. I have been married to my husband, Jared for 18 years. We have 3 children, Ben, Evan, and Olivia, a dog Max and a cat Raichu.

3 words that best describe you. Loyal, Ambitious, Caring

What do you enjoy doing for fun? I enjoy camping, knitting, and spending time with my family.

Interesting Fact - I have been a registered nurse for 19 years. I left my career in nursing after the birth of our second son to raise our children. Then I felt a calling to help with the children's ministry here at Coburn, which I did for a year before moving onto family ministry.

What is your favorite Bible Verse? Deuteronomy 4:29

sdosch@coburnumc.org

Lois Frame, Children Ministry Coordinator

lframe@coburnumc.org

Jim Mayercak, Organist and accompanist for the choir

What are your responsibilities at Coburn? Organ/ Piano

Tell us about your family. Lynne and I have lived in Zanesville since 1983 when I began employment in the Tri-Valley School District. We have one daughter, Kelly, who lives in the Columbus area with her husband and 2 children.

3 words that best describe you. Dedicated. Focused. Faithful.

What do you enjoy doing for fun? Amateur Radio and Astro Photography

Interesting Fact My wife and I come from Western Pennsylvania.

What is your favorite Bible Verse? Mark 16:15

Rodney Harris, Worship Leader

Jerry Hill, Custodian

Dale Phillis, Custodian

Brice Tabler, Visuals Coordinator and Online Worship Host

briceatabler@coburnumc.org

Tim Trace, Videographer and Editor

Cassie Clark, Coburn Child Care Center (Latchkey) Director - Interim


What are your responsibilities at Coburn? I am the Director and Admin of Coburn Child Care Center. I also am a member of the choir, I assist with Jr. Worship, I volunteer with the Children’s Ministry, and I’m a VBS volunteer.

Tell us about your family. There’s mom (Sandy, who attends Coburn as well) and my two older brothers. I am the youngest in my generation and I was my grandma’s only granddaughter! My mom and I share a home with our three ornery cats (Buddy, Maddie, and Holly).

3 words that best describe you. Kind, dedicated, caring.

What do you enjoy doing for fun? Volunteering, crafting, and journaling.

Interesting Fact I am pursuing my BS in Psychology with Pre-Counseling focus through Capella University.

What is your favorite Bible Verse? Job 23:10 and it says, “But He knows where I am going. And when He tests me, I will come out pure as gold.”

latchkey@coburnumc.org

Kathy Bradshaw, Coburn Child Care Center (Latchkey) Teacher

Kelly Stewart, Coburn Child Care Center (Latchkey) Teacher

Reigh Tabler, Coburn Child Care Center (Latchkey) Teacher

Ashley Bobb, Coburn Child Care Center (Latchkey) Teacher