Meet our Staff
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.
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 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 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.
Bookkeeper / Communications / IT
Delores became a staff member of CUMC in 2018. She holds a Bachelors of Science Degree from Miami University.
Custodian & Building Services