Centerport United Methodist Church

Meet Our Staff


CUMC is staffed with faithful, dedicated, compassionate people who genuinely love the work they are doing.  

Senior Pastor

Rev. Roy Grubbs

Jessalyn Duggan

Director of Music

Sandy Ciafardini

Sunday School Co-Coordinator

Kim Burton
Sunday School Co-Coordinator

Paula Sherman
Sunday School Co-Coordinator

Brinna Kolitz

Assistant Pastor





We are happy to announce the approval of Brinna Kolitz as our new assistant pastor, serving part-time here at CUMC.  Brinna began her time with us on Sunday, October 29th at our All Saints Sunday Communion service. 


Prior to her time here at CUMC, Brinna had been very involved in all aspects of ministry at the New Milford UMC.  She has served as Youth Leader, UM ARMY coordinator, Worship and Music Leader, Annual Conference Delegate, and Church Council Member, to name a few.  Most recently, Brinna worked as a Teacher for a Pre-School program in Connecticut. 


Brinna is currently in the candidacy process on her way to becoming an Ordained Elder.  Please continue to pray for her journey ahead with support, encouragement, and love.  If you haven’t met Brinna yet, I encourage you to introduce yourself to her, welcome her, and spend time getting to know her.


Connie Kozlowski

Administrative Assistant

Ted Brummel

Youth Co-Coordinator

Gina Grubbs

Youth Co-Coordinator

2017 Church Council

To see the members for Church Council, please click on the .pdf format link below.

Our Staff


Ministers:                All the people of the church

Dreambuilders:              All the people of the church

Senior Pastor : Rev. Roy Grubbs

Assistant Pastor: Brinna Kolitz

Music Director : Jessalyn Duggan

Cherub & Youth Choir Director: Laurie Hawkins

 Youth Directors: Ted Brummel & Gina Grubbs

Administrative Assistant:  Connie Kozlowski

Sunday School Coordinators: Kim Burton, Sandy Ciafardini and Paula Sherman