West Grove UMC Team

Rev. Monica Guepet

Rev. Monica Guepet, an ordained elder in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of The United Methodist Church, was appointed to serve West Grove United Methodist Church in July 2014. She is delighted to be in ministry with the people of West Grove.  Pastor Monica lives with her husband, Steve, and children, Alisabeth, Felicity, and Peter in…

Deaconess Yvette Diaz

Yvette Diaz will be the part-time Associate Pastor for Caring Ministries. Yvette is a Deaconess with the United Methodist Church and most recently has been a Chaplain at Tower Health in Reading PA. She brings significant hospital experience together with clinical pastoral certification that includes a Master of Divinity, making her a wonderful addition to lead our…

Rev. Jim Mundell

Pastor Jim is a retired local pastor with over 4o years of experience in ministry.  He was appointed to West Grove UMC in 2004 as the Associate Pastor and as Pastor of Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community.  Pastor Jim and wife, Betty make their home at Jenner’s Pond.

Donna Fackler

As Church Administrator at West Grove UMC, Donna wears a variety of hats from finances, to desk top publishing, to inventory maintenance, to facility management to name just a few.  In September, she will have served here for 14 years.  Donna has a heart for her ministry here and finds it truly rewarding and fulfilling.

Tracy McLaughlin

Tracy is the Children’s Morning Out and Preschool Director.  The CMO’s goal is to help children grow, learn, and enjoy their preschool experience.  Tracy and her family live in the area and have been a part of CMO as student, teacher, and director.

Melanie Hartley

Melanie Hartley is the full-time Director of Children’s and Youth Ministries. Melanie joins us from her most recent post as Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries at Newark United Methodist Church in Delaware. Melanie has a Bachelor’s in Youth Ministry from Eastern University and has also worked with school-aged children as the Assistant Director of after school…

Sandy Deckard

Sandy has been attending WGUMC since 2003, when moving back to Pennsylvania from Virginia, and joined the Chancel Choir that same year.  In January of 2009, she became the Memory Bells hand bell choir director and has enjoyed that immeasurably.  She really enjoys music and likes to help make a joyful noise, trying to combine traditional religious music,…