Pastor John is a graduate of the University of Detroit with a BA in Psychology and an MA in the History of Religions. He also completed his Course of Study at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio and has been a pastor for 12 years. Pastor John has been married to his wife, Connie, for 34 years. He has four grown children and three grandchildren.
Pastor John's Office Hours:
Tues-Fri 9:00am-2:00pm or by appointment
Carol is the Administrative Assistant at New Hudson UMC. Part of her job is to manage the state-licensed kitchen and to manage the volunteers that help at the church. Carol has been married to her husband, Glen, for over 30 years, they have two grown children, and have lived in Lyon Township for 30 years.
Ukrainian native, Yaroslav Gnezdilov, is the Music Director at New Hudson UMC. He is also a concert pianist and winner of numerous international and national music competitions. He is a performing member of Tuesday Musicale of Detroit and Comic Opera Guild music associations. Yaroslav earned his Master’s degree in Piano Performance at Eastern Michigan University and currently works as a Music Instructor and Collaborative Pianist at South Lyon High School. He also keeps busy with solo and collaboration work with prominent musicians in concert projects across the United States and Europe.