Our Mission & Vision

“Stovall UMC strives to be a community of active believers committed to loving and serving Christ,
each other and community with purpose and intent.”
“As disciples, we engage and embrace those we encounter and give them opportunities
to grow in and show the love of Jesus.”

Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God and seeks to align the ministries and outreach of the church with His will.   We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word.   We are passionate about equipping believers for the work of ministry that is founded and rooted in love.  We strive to be authentic and approachable as we live out our calling to be the hands and feet of Christ.


Pastor Claudia Nava-Galloway, Senior Pastor

Pastor Claudia is a dynamic, spirit filled minister!  She is passionate about her faith and boldly shares it with everyone she encounters.  Pastor Claudia has never met a stranger and loves “her dear ones” (church members) unconditionally.  Her love for Christ is contagious as expressed in her preaching and devotion to Christ, her ministry and community.  Pastor Claudia received her Master’s of Divinity through the Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.  Pastor Claudia is married to Joe Galloway and they have four children.


Kaye Watts, Worship & Music Leader

Kaye Watts is our worship and music leader.   Kaye has been serving in ministry for over  25 years within the United Methodist Church.  She obtained her degrees in Music Education from the University of Kentucky and her Deacon Certificate of Studies from the Methodist Theological School of Ohio.   She works with Pastor Claudia in the selection of music for the worship services and chooses a blend of contemporary songs of praise as well as traditional hymns.  Our worship services focus on three things: 
  • Praising our Lord and Savior through Song
  • Praying
  • Receiving the Word of God through Scripture, Word and Testimony
Kaye is married to Scott Watts and they have four children:  Krista, Andrea, Benjamin and Jeremiah.

What we believe:

Please follow the link below to learn more about the United Methodist Church and the Kentucky Conference.

Kentucky Conference: About Us (kyumc.org)