Meet Our Staff

Emily Bankston Staff

Minister of Children, Preteens & Families

Minister of Music and Fine Arts

Kristen Tropeano

Director of Student Ministry

Director of Admin & Communications

Natalie Whitley Staff

Director of Children’s Choirs

John Reidy Staff

Financial Manager

Sandra Plilar Staff

Church Administrative Assistant

Church Administrative Assistant


The mission of the Strawbridge UMC staff is to be a family of CHRIST (care, humility, respect, integrity, support, and transparency) which supports the greater mission of SUMC through the equipping of its laity.