CUMC Staff
Servant Staff
Rev. Sherry Lantz, Pastor John Waclowsky, Shephelah Coordinator
Susan Morris, Office Administrator Shawn Snavely, Network Administrator
Chris Vogel, Organist / Contemporary Worship Leader Tom Lambert, Cedarville Brass
Kathy Ballein, Chancel Choir Director Elaine Lambert, Prayer Chain Coordinator
Lori Snavely, Handbell Choir Director Sheila Hardin, Prayer List Coordinator
Brad Shupinski, Audio Visual Coordinator Randy Beidler, Treasurer 
Lori McCormick, Website/Social Media Coordinator Jay Meloy, Assistant Treasurer
Sue Klinedinst, 11:00 Nursery Coordinator
John McCormick, Youth Leader  
Steve Krasley, Sexton    
   
 

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Pastor Sherry Lantz

The Reverend Sherry L. Lantz was appointed to serve as the Pastor of Cedarville United Methodist Church beginning July 1, 2009. Pastor Lantz previously served as Associate Pastor of West Lawn United Methodist Church since July 1, 2000. Sherry is an Ordained Elder in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church. Prior to her appointment to Cedarville UMC, she served as Pastor of Discipleship and Congregational Care at West Lawn UMC in West Lawn, PA; she also served as Minister of Youth at Hempfield United Methodist Church, Lancaster, PA; and as a chaplain for Hospice of Lancaster County, for Lancaster General Hospital, and for the former Saint Joseph Hospital in Lancaster.

A native of Lancaster County, Pastor Sherry graduated from J. P. McCaskey High School. She completed ninety credit hours of study as a Psychology major at Millersville University, graduated from Lancaster Bible College with a BS in Bible, with an emphasis in Christian Life and Ministry (1996); received certification in Clinical Pastoral Education through Lancaster General Hospital (1997); and completed studies for a Master of Divinity at Lancaster Theological Seminary (2000) in Lancaster, PA.

Sherry and her husband, Gordy, are the parents of two grown children and five grandchildren.

 

 

Susan Morris

Susan Morris was born and raised in Kirkwood, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. After attending the University of Missouri, she moved to the Philadelphia area, where she was employed for Honeywell Information Systems, and then left to help a “new start” business, where she was appointed Secretary/Treasurer of the corporation. Susan left the business world in 1975 after marrying her husband, Ed, and started a family (three children, Ed, Katie, and Bill). During the early family years, she was a nursery school teacher at Coventryville U.M. Church for ten years, and also went to school at night and received a Paralegal degree from Penn State University. Susan began working for Cedarville United Methodist Church in June of 1992. Susan enjoys playing the piano and singing.

 

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 John McCormick

John is Cedarville UMC’s Youth Leader for grades 7-12.  He has lived in the Pottstown area and worked as a teacher in the Owen J. Roberts School District for the past 20 years.  John lives in North Coventry Township with his wife, Lori, and their four boys. 

John has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Special Education from Slippery Rock University, and  Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership: Curriculum and Instruction from Penn State University.  John enjoys spending his time teaching, coaching, volunteering, mentoring young adults, and experiencing fun adventures with his family.

 

 

 

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 Lori McCormick

Lori is Cedarville UMC's website and social media coordinator. She holds a BA in Liberal Arts from Pennsylvania State University. Lori is also a member of Cedarville UMC's Administrative Council. Lori lives in North Coventry township with her husband John, and their four sons.

 

 

 

Chris Vogel

Chris Vogel joined the staff as our organist in August of 2008. In June 2010, Chris filled in as the interim Contemporary Worship Leader. He was promoted to this position full time in August 2010. He is a graduate of West Chester Univ. with a B.S. in Music Education (1999), majoring in Piano and Organ and also holds a Masters Degree in Music from West Chester University (2004). Chris teaches classes in voice, piano, music technology and  A.P. Theory at a high school in Delaware County. Chris has been serving in church ministry since 1994.

 

 

Kathy Ballein

Kathy Ballein was born and raised in Monongahela, PA, a town in Western Pennsylvania. She attended Bucknell University (for two years as a Music Ed Major) and graduated from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago with a Bachelor of Music Education with major emphasis in Voice. She continued in her educational studies by taking Graduate Studies at Northern Illinois University, West Chester University, and Penn State. She received a Fellowship to Eastern College for summer work in American Studies and taught music in public schools in Illinois for seven years. Upon returning to PA she taught music (from kindergarten through high school) in Exeter Twp, Pottsgrove, Oley Twp, and concluded her teaching career of 40 years by retiring from the Methacton School District in 2004. She has directed church choirs since high school and is currently in her 17th year as the Chancel Choir director here at Cedarville.

 

 

Lori Snavely

Lori Snavely is the Handbell Choir Director for Cedarville UMC. She has a B.S. in Music Education from Lebanon Valley College and a M.A. in Music Therapy from Immaculata College. She is also a Board Certified Music Therapist and has a Certificate in Expressive Arts. Lori has been an organist, choir director, handbell choir director, brass choir director, was a member of “Puppet Praise”, and has performed many other roles within different churches. She is currently teaching instrumental music in the Daniel Boone Area School District at Amity Intermediate Center.

 

 Steve Krasley

Steve Krasley

Steve resides with his wife, Kathy, and their Jack Russell, Ivy, in Saint Peters.  Steve's hobby is repairing wind-up phonographs.  He began his role as Sexton in October, 2014.

 

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Sue Klinedinst

Sue was born in Pottstown, and attended West Chester University. She taught school for several years, until she stopped to raise a family. Sue ran an after-school program for school-aged children for 20 years. She is now retired and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.