OUr Staff


  • REV. DR. ROGER PERRY

    Lead Pastor

    Lead Pastor

    Rev. Dr. Roger Perry began his tenure at Christ United Methodist Church in July 2010.

    Currently, Christ Church Multi-site has three locations—East Moline, Silvis and Carbon Cliff.

    He has been serving in church ministry since 1976, fulltime 1981.  He has served in churches in Winston Salem, North Carolina; Bowen, Plymouth, Tennessee,  Warrensburg, Geneseo, Marion, Marion, and Champaign, Illinois.

    Personal: Married to Joye Perry

    Children: Samuel and Levi

    Education: B.A. -- Iowa Wesleyan College 1978

    Master of Divinity - Duke University 1981 Doctor of Ministry - Garrett Evangelical 1993

    Rev. Perry can be reached at (309)755-2508 or by email at rperry@christchurcheastmoline.org


  • REV. JOYE PERRY

    Associate Pastor

    Associate Pastor Joye Perry began her tenure at Christ United Methodist Church in July 2010.  Currently, Christ Church Multi-site has three locations—East Moline, Silvis and Carbon Cliff. Joye serves as the campus pastor of the Silvis Campurs. Joye is a licensed local pastor in the Illinois Great Rivers Conference of the United Methodist Church and has been in ministry with her husband as the “pastor’s wife” since 1985, and she had served in children and youth ministry from 1981-1985 in other United Methodist Churches. She has served on staff at Geneseo First UMC, Marion Aldersgate UMC, Gifford UMC, and Ludlow UMC before coming to Christ Church.

    Personal: Married to Roger Perry

    Children: Samuel and Levi

    Rev. Perry can be reached at (309)755-2508 or by email perry.joywithane@gmail.com. 

  • jana kindred

    administrative assistant East Moline campus

    Jana Kindred joined the staff of Christ United Methodist East Moline Campus in May, 2016.  Jana is married to Dennis and they have three children, Matthew, David and Emma.  They live in Coal Valley, IL and have been members of Christ Church since 1988.  Jana's hobbies include scrapbooking, word games, and travelling.  Jana can be reached at 309-755-2508 or office@christchurcheastmoline.org.


  • Karyn Robertson

    Director of Discipleship and Family Ministries 

    Karyn has served with Christ United Methodist Church since 2012. She is the Director of Discipleship and Family Ministries with a passion to implement and develop programs in Adult, Children’s, and Family Ministries. She is dedicated to empower others to use their spiritual gifts in service to the church and the community and grow in their relationship with Christ. She also coordinates Adventures in Literacy: Reading/Tutoring program partnered with Ridgewood Elementary. She has been involved with children’s and women’s ministries for more than twenty years. Karyn enjoys walking, dark chocolate, gardening with flowers and anything leopard print!! Her greatest joy is being with her children and grandchildren.


    Karyn can be reached at (309) 755-2508 or at krobertson@christchurcheastmoline.org

  • Dennis Kindred

    Worship/Band Leader

    Dennis Kindred has been the contemporary worship leader at Christ Church East Moline Campus since 2006.  He resides in Coal Valley with his wife, Jana and daughter, Emma.  He also has two grown sons, Matthew and David.  Dennis' enjoys playing the guitar, kayaking, canoeing, and reading.  Dennis has worked for Kenney's Pest Control since 1990 and recently become the owner.



  • Steph Rabe

    Parish Nurse

    Steph began as Christ Church's Parish Nurse in January 2014. She was previously employed for over 30 years as a nurse for Trinity, last as the Coordinator of the Joint Replacement Classes and Spine Classes and as a staff nurse in Pre-Surgical Teaching. Steph can be reached at parishnurse@christchurcheastmoline.org

  • Lindrew Johnson

    Director of Chancel Choir

    and Handbell Choir

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  • Donna Hamrick

    Church Organist

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  • Ms. Peggy Schneider

    Merry Sunshine Director

    Ms. Peggy Schneider is the Director of Merry Sunshine and teaches weekly literacy groups. She was employed for 25 years as an Elementary Reading Specialist with East Moline School District. During those 25 years, she achieved National Board Certification in Early Literacy. Ms. Peggy found her current position at Merry Sunshine when her granddaughter was a student here. Please call her with any questions about the program at 309-558-9359.

  • Ms. Sarah Fritch

    Merry Sunshine Lead Teacher

    Ms. Sarah Fritch is the lead teacher at Merry Sunshine. She recently was the assistant teacher for Merry Sunshine. She has an AA degree from Black Hawk College and has taken additional courses in Elementary Education through Western Illinios University. Sarah has worked for Moline School District as a paraprofessional as well as the Black Hawk Center in East Moline. She has been the director for Sunday School teaching her church, First Baptist Church in Silvis. She and her husband have three boys who all attended Merry Sunshine. Sarah is excited for the lead teacher role this year and knows God will continue to bless this program.

  • Mark claeys

    Custodian


  • Debi Sherbeyn

    Custodian