Rev. Mary Kay Schueneman came to +umcMiddlebury in 2017. She received her Master of Divinity from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio and her Ph.D. in American Religious History from Drew University. Mary Kay is a native of Michigan and lived in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New Jersey before moving to Vermont.
In her free time, Mary Kay walks dogs for our local Humane Society!
Our Organist & Choir Director
Dr. Kevin Parizo, a Middlebury native, is a Liturgical Musician and serves as a conduit striving to bring people closer to Christ. He has played the pipe organ for the past fifty years at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Middlebury and also plays at +umcMiddlebury as well. Parizo has played thousands of hours and has brought organ and piano music to three generations. He began sharing the organ duties with his teacher Ms. Burns starting in his freshman year of high school at MUHS, went on to the Conservatory of Music in Montreal and obtained a degree in Musical Performance, a Master’s degree in Music Performance from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and his Doctorate degree in Sacred Music and Organ from Concordia University of Montreal. Dr. Parizo has earned accolades and been named the Artist of the Year by the American Guild of Organists.