What are your responsibilities at Coburn? I am the pastor at Coburn UMC. I share each week the word that God has placed on my heart. I cast vision, create systems, and pray for the future of our church. I lead our staff and lay leaders in helping Coburn to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Tell us about your family. My wife Chanda and I are blessed with two boys—Wesley (born 2012) and Walter (born 2015). None of our extended family live locally. So, we travel to visit them often.
3 words that best describe you Compassionate, Driven, Relational
What do you enjoy doing for fun? Music (singing playing, listening, etc.), running, reading, playing with building toys (legos, marble runs, etc.), spending time with my family,
Interesting Facts- While in middle school and high school, I wore sandals to school every day (even in the snow). I am one day older than my wife—Chanda. I am a (very) amateur magician. Both of our boys were born on Sundays.
What is your favorite Bible Verse? Romans 8:1
Webster Cox, Associate Pastor
What are your responsibilities at Coburn? Hospital visitation, nursing home visitation, and visiting members and constituents confined to home care. We have a fluctuating list of approximately 35 people needing visitation. At this time there are fourteen volunteers assisting me in this ministry. I assist Pastor Justin during the Worship Services as liturgist and occasionally preach as requested.Tell us about your family. My wife is Sherry Cox and we have seven children, nineteen grandchildren, and seventeen great grandchildren. Most of them live throughout Ohio.
3 words that best describe you “I y’am what I y’am!”
What do you enjoy doing for fun? Eat, fly, SCUBA, garden, lift weights
Interesting Fact- My undergraduate degree major was in physiological psychology with minors in education, religion-philosophy, sociology, and business. My senior seminar study on the behavior patterns of crayfish was published.
What is your favorite Bible Verse? I have many favorite Bible verses but the two that give me great support are Romans 8:28 and Philippians 4:13.
Angie White, Office Administrator & Bookkeeper
What are your responsibilities at Coburn? I am the Office Administrator and Bookkeeper. I am also the pleasant voice you hear when you call the Church Office.
Tell us about your family. I have been married to my wonderful husband Gary White for 16 years. We have two beautiful daughters, Alayna (born 2005) and Samantha (born 2009).
3 words that best describe you Friendly, 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? 1 Corinthians 13:4-8
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 for forty wonderful years. We have three adult children Neely lives in Dallas, Tx, Kim at Auburn University, Al. Ryan in Knoxville, Tn.
3 words that best describe you committed, faithful, honest
What do you enjoy doing for fun? Bicycling and walking
Interesting Fact- I responded to His calling to serve Coburn Church 20+ years ago and the hymn "Here I Am,Lord" Is it I Lord? I respond with "I will go Lord, if you lead me, because I hear your calling and will serve your people.
What is your favorite Bible Verse? Isaiah 41:10
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 surrounding community, supervise children's ministry and youth coordinators, 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 14 years. We have 3 children, Ben, Evan, and Olivia and a dog, Max.
3 words that best describe you Loyal, Ambitious, Caring
What do you enjoy doing for fun? I enjoy camping, knitting, making candles, and spending time with my family.
Interesting Fact I have been a registered nurse for 15 years. I left my career in nursing after the birth of our second son to raise our children. I started my own candle business a couple years later, which is still up and running. 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