Meet Our Staff


Miguel VélezMiguel Vélez

Senior Pastor |

Reverend Miguel Vélez became pastor at Skyland United Methodist Church in June of 2017. Read full bio >

Pastor JoseJose Rodriguez

Associate Pastor |

Pastor Jose began serving part-time at Skyland as an associate pastor in June 2016. Read full bio >

Staff DefaultAbigail Williams

Interim Youth Director |

Abigail joined Skyland as Interim Youth Director in 2017. She has previously interned at Skyland with our summer kids’ programs. Read full bio >


Kristen WagesKristen Wages

Contemporary Worship Leader |

Kristen helped develop Skyland’s contemporary service and worship band in 2006, and has played guitar and bass for numerous worship teams. Read full bio >

Michael WebbMichael Webb

Traditional Worship Leader |

Michael S. Webb has served as music director for the traditional worship service at Skyland since August 2013. Read full bio >

John BurkeWill Morgan

Spanish Worship Leader |

Will first began leading worship more than 10 years ago, as a keyboardist in Skyland’s youth worship band. Read full bio >

Eleanor FlanaganEleanor Flanagan

Administrative Assistant & Comptroller |

Eleanor joined Skyland Church in 1991. She’s a multi-talented person who helps with everything from administrative tasks to finances. Read full bio >

Melissa WiseMelissa Wise

Nursery Staff |

Called to serve children, Melissa has been an integral part of Skyland’s nursery staff for the past six years. Read full bio >

Leah SandersLeah Sanders

Nursery Coordinator |

Leah serves Skyland as the nursery attendant on Wednesday nights and coordinates nursery supplies and volunteers for other shifts. Read full bio >

Staff DefaultMarlo McDonald

Nursery Staff |

Marlo joined Skyland’s nursery staff in 2014, and helps to provide care for Wednesday nights, Sunday mornings and Friday Night Fires. Read full bio >

Ini EmahIni Emah


Anyone who has attended Skyland’s Wednesday Night Suppers has sampled the culinary delights of our chef, Ini. Read full bio >

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