MEET OUR STAFF

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Brenda LaBarre

Administrative Assistant

fumcoffice@fridleyumc.org

Brenda primarily focuses on oversight and coordination communications and marketing of the church, consistent with the mission and vision of the church, she coordinates with our tech support and the computer network system including equipment and software and is responsible for the day-to-day organization and coordination of office operations, procedures, and resources.

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Justin Brown

Lead Organist

Justin performs in multiple avenues. Orchestral position held with the Fox Valley Symphony in Aurora Illinois, multiple musical theaters, concerts with my own music, weddings and funerals, etc.  Justin teaches private music lessons to all ages mostly on piano and trombone, or low brass

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Sandra Hanna

Choir Director

Sandra joined Fridley UMC in February 2020.  She holds a Bachelor's degree in music education from Northwestern University and Master of Divinity from McCormic Seminary.  She has conducted various children and youth choirs and has worked alongside Brian Wren, John Bell, Al Fedak, and Taize Brothers.  Sandra also has instrumental experience on alto saxophone, piano, and organ.

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Sharon White

Director of Music + Chancel Ringers Director

Sharon has been involved with the Fridley UMC music program for over twenty-five years. She began ringing handbells in 1980 when the handbell program at FUMC was created. She became the director of the Chancel Ringers adult bell choir in 1992. As the Music Coordinator, she is responsible for scheduling groups and individuals to provide music for the worship services and coordinates the program with the Chancel Choir, Chancel Ringers and organist.