Opportunities for Worship & Study

Worship Services
Sunday:  8:30 am & 10:30 am
Nursery Available Infant — 4 yrs old

Sunday School for all ages
Sunday:  9:30 am

Children’s Choir Practice
Sunday: 8:30 am

UMYF Youth Meetings
Sunday 11:30-2 pm

Chancel Choir Practice
Tuesday: 6:00 pm

All God’s Children (AGC)
Ages 4 years – 5th grade
Wednesday 6 -8 pm

Adult Bible Study
Wednesday 6:30 pm
at Wally & Janet Moore’s House

Men’s Bible Study
Wednesday 8 am

Vacation Bible School
Annually in the summer
dates and times to be announced




Do all the good you can,
by all the means you can,
in all the ways you can,
in all the places you can,
at all the times you can,
to all the people you can,
as long as you ever can.
–John Wesley

Early Start Preschool

Children’s Choir



Christmas Basket Ministries

Family Ministry

Clothes Closet

Angel Food Meals

Prison Ministry

Cooking Crew

Funeral/Memorial Service Support

Prayer Chain

Prayer Shaw Ministry

And More…
Contact the church office for more opportunities to serve our community.




image002Rev. Todd Chancey

Rev. J. Todd Chancey was appointed to Kingston United Methodist Church in July of 2012. He is a Provisional Elder of the United Methodist Church under the appointment of Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor – the Presiding Bishop of the Holston Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Todd’s background includes a BS Degree in Organizational Management from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA. In his early career he served large mega churches as a Certified United Methodist Church Business Administration. He answered the call to ministry in 2004, received his Master of Divinity (equivalent) through the Advanced Course of Study at Candler School of Theology, Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2014.

Todd and his wife Liz have been married for 34 years and have two adult children, two wonderful son-in-laws and one adorable granddaughter. Todd and Liz love life and enjoy fellowship with the church family.


suelynnSue Lynn Johnson, Minister of  Congregational Care

Sue Lynn is a United Methodist Deacon in Full Connection having been ordained in 1998.  She has served churches in North Georgia and Holston Annual Conferences since 1982.  On November 1, 2015, Sue Lynn will begin her 25th year of ministry with Kingston United Methodist Church.  Sue Lynn is a graduate of MTSU with a BS in Home Economics Education and Scarritt College with an MS in Christian Education.  She and her husband Jerry have one son, JD Johnson.


Jennifer Shelton, Director of Family Ministries

Jennifer Shelton  is directly involved in the children’s ministry, youth ministry, Early Start ministry, and various other aspects of family ministry within the Kingston congregation. Jennifer was raised in the Methodist church and actively engaged in youth activities such as Wesley Woods Camp, Resurrection, and Chrysalis. While a student at Lee University, Jennifer met and married Andrew Shelton. After graduating, Jennifer and Andrew moved back to the Knoxville area. The Shelton’s are blessed with two bubbly children, William (3yrs old) and Hannah (1yrs old). As director of family ministries, Jennifer strives to connect children and youth to their parents while working with the inter-generational family to focus on faith. When she is not at the Early Start with our preschoolers, at AGC or Bible School with our elementary students, at exciting youth events with our middle and high school students, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her own children and family and keeping up with Tennessee sports! She always aims to be the hands, feet, and heart of Jesus to those around her. Romans 12:12, “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, constant in prayer.” 


beca_fisherBecca Fisher  is the Director of the Adult Choir and Hand Chimes. She is also the church organist and pianist. Becca attended Cumberland College, in Lebanon, Tn. and has a degree in music. Becca is married to Rev. Ron Fisher, who is a United Methodist Pastor in the Holston Conference. Becca and Ron have a son, Caleb and a daughter Olivia. Becca has always loved music and uses her musical talents to glorify God.





kaycatronKay Catron, Clothes Closet Director

Kay  grew up in Harriman, TN and attended Harriman High School. Kay has been married to her husband Vernon for 35 years. Together they have two children, Brittany and Trenton. She is blessed with one grandson, 4 year old Landon. In April of 2013, Kay became a part of the KUMC church staff. She feels beyond blessed to be a part of this ministry and church. She loves to be the hands and feet of Jesus to the people of our community and beyond!



debbieDebbie Woody, office administrator, has lived in Roane County since 1998. After 26 years in the corporate world at Fairfield Communities, she began her work at Luminary UMC in 2001 and moved to KUMC in 2004. Time off work usually consists of doing fun things outdoors with her family. She feels very blessed to be part of the KUMC family.



Photo Gallery

Youth Valentine’s Day Fundraiser 2017
Our Family
Children’s Christmas Program 2016
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Youth Valentine’s Fundraiser 2016


Christianity and The People Called Methodist

​Christianity and The People Called Methodist Wednesday and again on Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall we will be sharing week three of our ten week teaching series. This week we will be exploring: Grace (Undeserved and unmerited) Jesus’ love for us. Wesley’s Major Theology of Grace Prevenient Grace – God First Loves …

Volunteers Needed

​Choctaw Mission Applications Available – Volunteers Needed The annual Choctaw Mission Team dates for 2017 will be June 24th through June 30th. Again this year, Kingston United Methodist Church Mission Team hopes to send several volunteer missionaries with the Choctaw Mission Team to Philadelphia Mississippi to help provide support to the Choctaw Tribe. The mission …