Our Staff at Grant Memorial Methodist Church, Presque Isle, Maine
The Staff of Grant Memorial United Methodist ChurchPastor Hyungyong Choi 

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Melissa & FamilyGrant Memorial Administrative Assistant: Melissa Dyer

Melissa Dyer has been the Administrative Assistant at Grant Memorial for 21 years.

She received her B.A. in Psychology in 1999 from the Univ. of Maine at Presque Isle.

In her spare time, Melissa enjoys reading, writing, photography, spending time in the outdoors, and spending time with family & friends.

She and her husband, Brent, have three children Elizabeth, Amelia & William.

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Minister of Music: Dan Ladner


Daniel Ladner has been the organist and choir director at Grant Memorial for eleven years.  His career as an organist began when he was a freshman in high school and has continued for fifty-nine years.  Dan taught English, speech, theatre, and chorus at Presque Isle High School and has always been active in community theatre productions in both Presque Isle and Caribou.

  He served as director of the Caribou Performing Arts Center for ten years, where he also taught speech and theatre, directing the theatre programs at both high schools.  Dan has enjoyed judging drama festivals on both the regional and state levels. 

He has been an active member of the American Choral Directors Association and the National Association of Pastoral Musicians.  He is well-known in the area as an organ recitalist, and has been the conductor of the Caribou Choral Society for thirty-three years.  Dan officially "retired" in 1999 after a forty-year career in education.

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Monday, September 13, 2021

We are pleased to continue to be open for in-person worship on Sunday mornings.
**Masking is optional at GMUMC, regardless of vaccination status.  We trust that you will make the safest decision for you; if you feel the need to mask, we welcome you to do so but it is not required.  Thank you!**
Sunday School & nursery care have resumed.  Children in grades PreK through 8 are welcome to be a part of the Sunday School program, held during the worship service.  

Tuesday, September 14 - 7:00 p.m. - Trustees

Wednesday, September 15 - Deadline for the October Newsletter

Monday, September 20 - 7:00 p.m. - Finance Committee

Tuesday, September 21 - 7:00 p.m. - Administrative Council

Friday, September 24 - 11:00 a.m. - United Methodist Women meeting in the Fellowship Hall

Thursday, September 30 - 7:00 p.m. - Chancel Choir rehearsals begin


Blessings to you & yours for a joyful Autumn!

~ Melissa,
Admin. Assistant at GMUMC