Senior Pastor - Reverend Donald Smith Don Smith began his ministry at Central in July 2018. He has previously served churches in Virginia, as well as Tennessee and New York.
Children's Minister - Wendy Martin Wendy began her job as part time Children's Director in April 2014. In the past, Wendy has worked with children and youth in a variety of church settings including managing the regional camping facility for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Wendy also taught in the public school system for 14 years. Wendy and her husband, Dwayne, reside in Radford with their three sons.
Director of Music - Alice Armentrout Alice received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC. She has taught in public and private schools for thirty years and has also toured with children's choral programs along the east coast. Alice is the director of the Central Fine Arts Academy in addition to being Director of Music at CUMC. She and her husband, Scott, live in Radford, VA, and have two sons, Dylan and Zan.
Youth Director - Dwayne Martin Dwayne began working as the part time Youth Director in April 2019. Prior to coming on board at Central, he was the Youth Director at Snowville Christian Church for 10 years. Dwayne earned both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Music Therapy at Radford University. In addition to youth ministry, Dwayne has worked with children and youth in many different roles including being a mental health counselor, rec league coach, summer camp director, retreat leader, worship band leader, and wrestling coach RHS. Dwayne and Wendy have been married since 2003.
Pianist - David Mitchell David has been in Church Music Ministry for over 40 years. He holds both a Bachelors and a Masters degree from Westminster Choir College (School of Music of Rider University) in Princeton, New Jersey. David has done some piano accompanying and voice/instrumental coaching, and has directed choirs for congregations with up to 1200 members. David grew up in Falls Church Virginia, spent eight years in Princeton, New Jersey and has been in the New River Valley for about 25 years.
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Central United Methodist Church
Mailing Address: PO Box 611 Radford, VA 24143
Physical Address: 803 Wadsworth St Radford, VA Office Phone: 540-639-3529
Join us on Sundays! In-House Worship at 8:30am and 11:00am Adult Sunday School 9:45am 8:30 and 11am Live Streaming, Facebook