Meet Us

Our Leadership Team

Welcome to Clinton UMC! Our staff want to hear from you! 

Get to know them and find their contact info below. 

  • rev. dr. brandon cho  //  Senior Pastor

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    Pastor Brandon has served in a variety of local church pastor, district superintendent, national executive, ministry coach, and community developer roles. His real passion is making disciples of Jesus Christ and growing vital congregations. He is married to Rev. Dr. Jennifer Cho, who is senior pastor of Bridgewater United Methodist Church. They enjoy traveling, nature walks, and dining with good friends. They have two grown children.

  • Beth Crawford  //  Executive Director  

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    Beth brings several years of planning, project management, and marketing experience to her role as the manager of administration, operations, and communications at Clinton UMC. She also leads the church’s Stephen Ministry group. Beth and her husband, Greg, have two children: Lauren and Steven. She spends her free time reading, discovering new foods, and avoiding housework.

  • Mecan Payne  //  Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

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    Mecan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Youth Ministry and double minors in Psychology & Theology from Eastern University. She is passionate about walking through life with young people and is dedicated to running a youth program that reflects the relational ministry of Jesus. Although a young adult herself, Mecan is new to young adult ministry and is very much enjoying the journey of trying new things, meeting new people and offering a space to connect. She enjoys all things pumpkin spice, running, yoga and any food classified as "dessert"; she also loves spending time with her husband, Corbin, and their two dogs, Penny & Dexter.

  • Corbin Payne  //  Director of Digital Ministry

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    Corbin is the energy behind our digital ministry, connecting people with Jesus and each other through platforms such as the CUMC website, app and social media accounts. Corbin is an active leader in our worship ministry. He is also very involved in our youth and young adult programs, co-leading alongside his wife, Mecan, in both. Outside of our church community, Corbin enjoys skiing, writing music, refining his BBQ skills, and hiking with his wife and their two dogs. 

  • Sandi Graham  //  Administrative Assistant

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    Sandi keeps our office running at top speed and is the friendly voice you hear first on the phone. She has lived in Hunterdon County for her entire life. She graduated from North Hunterdon High School and has worked as an Administrative Assistant for 10 years. Sandi is married and has two children, Erica and James. She owned and operated a small business for 14 years before coming to Clinton.