Victoria Goins

Victoria (Torii) Richards started at Lake Magdalene UMC in June of 2018. Originally from New Jersey, Torii has been part of the United Methodist Church her entire life. In December 2013, she received her degree in Sociology and Nonprofit Management and Leadership from High Point University. After moving to the...

Pastor Brent Byerman

Pastor Brent Byerman has been a UMC pastor since 1980. He and his wife, Mary, have been married for 44 years and have one adult son, Joshua. He cheers for the FSU Seminoles as Florida State is where he met Mary on a blind date. He strives to be rooted...

Doug Johnson

Doug Johnson, a native of Tennessee, grew up in Gallatin, where he played football and graduated high school.  Doug later enlisted into the United States Army as an Infantryman stationed at Ft. Benning, GA., Ft. Campbell KY., and various Army Posts in Panama.  Following the service to his country, Doug...

Vicki Musser

Vicki has worked at Lake Magdalene UMC for 7.5 years. Originally from Brooks County, GA and Jacksonville, FL, she moved to Tampa in 1985. In her role as Finance Assistant, she processes all contributions, accounts payable, and assists Hilary with the cemetery database. She loves being part of the LMUMC...

Taylor Toothman

Taylor was born in Dallas, TX and moved to Tampa when she was 7 years old. As the Assistant Director of Youth Ministries, she hopes to model a relationship with Jesus and see students transformed as they get to know and love Him. Taylor loves tacos.

Sue Napier

Sue became the Membership Secretary at Lake Magdalene UMC three years ago. She has a Master’s Degree in Social and Behavioral Sciences from the University of South Florida (Go Bulls!).  Her grandfather was a United Methodist minister and her family has always been active in the churches they attended. She has...

Ray Gibson

Ray grew up in southern Indiana and moved to Tampa, Florida in 2009.  Ray and his wife Vicky, just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.  They have 2 children and 3 grandchildren.  Ray has been a musician for most of his life and enjoys working in the A/V department at LMUMC. ...

Paul Handy

Paul Handy is the great grandson of Isaac Ward Bearss who organized the wagon train from Missouri to Lake Magdalene in 1894. His Grandfather, B.E. Stall was a member of the wagon train and a founding member of what is now Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church. His grandfather Charles Handy,...

Karl Soderberg

Karl was born and raised in Tampa, Fl.  He is a graduate from Hillsborough High School and earned a bachelors degree in Math education from USF.  Karl taught school for 35 years in Hillsborough County and specifically Math at Gaither High School for 31 years.  He is “the go to...

Hilary Rain

Hilary has been with LMUMC since 2005. Prior to starting at LMUMC she worked for a financial consulting firm for 17 years. She has been married to David and just recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. They have three boys that all live locally. Hilary loves her role as Director...