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

Ted Burke

Senior Pastor

Rev. Ted Burke joined CUMC as Senior Pastor in 2017. Ted is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. Ted has been working in ministry for over 40 years. Ted is married to Paula and they have been married since 1994. Ted and Paula have between them four children and eight grandchildren.

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.

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.

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.

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

Suzanne Smith