Office Administrator

Duane Covert


Duane  Covert is a  husband married to his wife Sandra for nearly 30 years , father of three grown sons,USAF veteran and a retired law enforcement officer. Duane has attended FUMC most of his life and became a member of the church as a young adult. Duane began his walk with Christ while attending an Emmaus Walk in Chillicothe. In his spare time, Duane enjoys the wonder of God's creation in the outdoors while hunting and fishing.  "Real men are warriors for Christ"  -DRC 

Director of Music

Susan Barber

Susan has been a member of Nelsonville FUMC since 1969. She is retired after 31 years of teaching elementary music, Kindergarten and second and third grades in both public and private Christian schools. She earned a BS from Eastern Nazarene College and an MA from Ohio University, both in Music Education. She enjoys her family, reading, and sewing. She prays that God will use her to glorify Him and touch your heart through music.

Youth Director

Casey Cox

Youth Director

Kaleigh Martin

Lay Leader

Steve Cox

Steve Cox is a  lifelong resident of Nelsonville and a long time member of Nelsonville First.  He currently resides in town with his wife Debbie and they have two grown children, Kelly and Casey. He is employed with Nelsonville Home and Savings Bank.  Steve has been a certified lay servant in The Methodist Church for many years and is a member of The Foothills District Building Committee. He currently leads the Adult Sunday School Class and serves as a Lay Liturgist within the church as well as being a member of the church choir. 

Leadership Team Chairperson

Merv Davis


Brian Bailey

Brian grew up in Chester, Ohio (Meigs Co.). He became an Eagle Scout and graduated from Eastern High School in 1989. He then graduated from the University of Rio Grande in 1993. He moved close to the Nelsonville area and has been employed at HVCRC since 1997 working with juveniles. He's attended FUMC Nelsonville since 1997. He has spent much of his time working with youth and coaching softball and basketball. 

  February 2018  
Today's Events


Tiger-Cub Scout
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
First Grade, meets in the
Webelos I and II- Cub Scout
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
4th and 5th grade, meets in Fellowship Hall.
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM
All are welcome to attend. If you need assistance please contact Sam at (740) 818-7224.
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