Our Church Staff

We have an amazing, caring team here to serve you. Please contact any one of us if you have any questions.

Meet our Staff

Senior Pastor

Senior Pastor

Senior Pastor, Rev. Derek Robinette

Pastor Derek joined CUMC in the summer of 2021. He graduated in 2010 from Louisville Seminary and has 21 years of ministry experience. This experience includes ten years in full-time youth ministry and eleven years as a pastor and church-planter. For fun Derek likes UK Sports, outdoors and training for triathlons.

Valerie Keller

Minister of Music/Worship Arts

Valerie holds degrees from Eastern Kentucky university and the University of Louisville in piano performance and pedagogy and has spent most of her life in and around choral and contemporary music.

Pastor Kim Tribolet

Minister to Children & Families

Pastor Kim joined CUMC in 2019 as our new Children's & Family Minister. Kim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Berry College in Rome, GA and a Master of Divinity degree from Columbia Theological Seminary.

Tina Rose

Preschool Director

Tina and her husband Doug both graduated from the University of New Hampshire. She started working at the preschool in 2011 when her youngest child went to kindergarten. She took over as preschool director in May 2014. Tina has worked as an elementary school teacher in Ohio, South Carolina and at Crestwood Elementary.

Abby Keller

Youth Minister

Abby graduated from Lindsey Wilson College with a degree in Christian Ministries. Abby joined CUMC in 2016 took over as our full time Youth Minister in 2018.

Delores Eilrich

Bookkeeper / Communications / IT

Delores became a staff member of CUMC in 2018. She holds a Bachelors of Science Degree from Miami University.

Dena Powell

Custodian & Building Services

Krystal Knuth

Preschool Nursery

Gretchen Sheridan