Jonathan Hall – Pastor

Pastor Jonathan his wife, Katie, and their two daughters, Olivia and Sophia have recently come to Arizona from Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Lancaster Theological Seminary and was ordained in 2011. Pastor Jonathan will serve as pastor at both Mountain View UMC in Cottonwood and Haven United Methodist Church in Jerome. Regarding their family’s move to Arizona, Pastor Jonathan has said “our family is looking forward to the new opportunities that are in store for us at Mountain View and Haven, and are looking forward to all that God can do through and with us.”

Gayle Benjamin- Choir Director

522699.gayleWhen it comes to musical ability, Mountain View is blessed to have Gayle on our team! Her talent and passion for both the Lord, and music is unrivaled! Gayle has been our volunteer choir director since 2009. She and her husband Steve have been faithful members of Mountain View since 2007. Gayle and Steve have been married for 46 years, and are blessed with 2 children and 4 grand children.
Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:16-17
Favorite Pastime: Singing, of course!
Favorite Book: The Bible is the book I read daily
Favorite Movie: “Finding Nemo”
One thing that you should know about Gayle: I enjoy our kitten, Sweetie Cat. I also like Shakespeare’s plays, especially the ones put on in Cedar City, Utah. Northern Arizona University is a great place to get your degree in the lovely pines of Flagstaff, Arizona.

Leah Alderson- Office Manager

484178_8_e695a1Leah and her husband, Chuck, moved to Cottonwood in 2007 from Southern California. She has been with Mountain View since 2010, and is literally the backbone of the church! We’re blessed to have Leah on our team! Away from work Leah and Chuck enjoy camping in the area and helping with Picnic in the Park, an outreach to serve meals to those in need in the community. She also enjoys reading and spending time with their two cats, Bubba and Freddy.