The blog of Christ United Methodist Church serves to keep CUMC and its local and broader communities directly informed about the ways that the church is fulfilling its mission to make, mature and mobilize disciples by loving Jesus and loving like Jesus.
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Jo Ellen Druelinger has been Director of Communications for CUMC since 1999, having previously worked with Memphis Light, Gas & Water for more than 10 years. Originally from Louisiana, she is a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University with a degree in journalism. She is a wife, the mom of teenage boy/girl twins, has a heart for missions, loves to travel and is active with Moms in Prayer International, praying for students & schools. Follow her on Twitter.
Beth G. Sanders is responsible for designing and maintaining the technical aspects of the blog. She is a wife, mom, online communications and social media strategist, writer, editor, blogger, inveterate beta tester, early adopter, WordPress nerd, lover of shiny things, and lifelong St. Louis Cardinal baseball fanatic. A longtime member of the church, she also manages its social media outlets including Twitter and Facebook. Check out her website here.
Nathan Brasfield is Ministry Coordinator of CC Global and Editorial Assistant to the Sr. Pastor. He has received two degrees in biblical studies from Crichton College in Memphis and Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY. A lifelong Memphis area resident, he recently joined Christ Church after serving as the Lead Resident for the Christ College Residency Program during the summer of 2011. He enjoys reading, good films, WKNO-FM, spicy food, and has more yellow highlighters than anyone. Check out his blog, Dwellers of the Dust, and follow him on Twitter.
Sarah Phelan has served as webmaster/communications feature writer at CUMC since 2006. Prior to that she worked as an editor at a Christian publishing company in Nashville. She graduated from Austin Peay State University with degrees in public relations and corporate communication. Married to her middle school sweetheart, Sarah enjoys serving in ministry with her husband who is a pastor. A lifelong University of Alabama football fan, Sarah’s favorite pastime is spending Saturdays in the fall cheering for the Crimson Tide. Follow her on Twitter.