The people of Ferndale First United Methodist Church are called to share God’s love as we minister with and to all persons, providing worship, nurture, fellowship, and service. Our welcome knows no boundaries of age, race, ethnicity, culture, gender identity, sexual orientation, family configuration, and economic condition, physical or mental ability. We embrace and seek to preserve the beautiful, amazing diversity of God’s creation. We cooperate in ministry with other local churches and groups of God’s people as we participate in the worldwide mission of Christ.  2 Corinthians 5:18



Pastor Weatherly is a mother, licensed counselor and pastor who loves to hear people’s stories. She is married to Craig and they are parents to Isaac and Caelan. Pastor Weatherly is available for weddings, short term counseling sessions and to work with community groups in many ministries.
Stacy is a friendly and capable presence keeping us well-organized internally and providing a welcoming, comfortable atmosphere for all of our guests and callers.

Bradley comes to us with over 50 years of experience in music ministry and over 56 years of performance piano and organ training. His passions are classical works on the piano and romantic works on the organ. He also is a trained Tenor II/Bass and adores getting to sing acapella with the choir and is an experienced organ technician, having built/serviced numerous organs over the past decades (including his own). He is safe church trained and supports all of the tenants for a safe and inclusive spiritual adventure together.  His goal is to share God’s love, joy, and celebration with everyone in our church family.

Bradley has a technical side. He brings electrical engineering and cybersecurity knowledge along with his music ministry. As a victim of identity theft and fraud himself, as part of his ministry, he also willing to help those in need of finding paths of resolution to cybersecurity and personal identity attacks.