Pastor Joseph Seger

Lead Pastor

Grown in Southern Indiana, lives with a beautiful wife and four spirited children, eats all sorts of food (open to dinner invitations), reads broadly and recommends the Bible, enjoys good movies and conversation, Loves Jesus, the outdoors and adventures, would love to own a camel someday.



Pastor Phil Carder

Associate Pastor
Born a Hoosier and raised a Buckeye. Received his M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary and currently pursuing a D.Min. at Wesley Seminary. Has served at Central UMC since 2021. Passionate about deep discipleship and spiritual formation for all ages. Loves a good book, coffee, and friendships. Amateur typewriter and fountain pen enthusiast.


Madeleine Demetriades

Music Minister
Has been the Minister of Music at Central since July 2016. Greatly enjoys serving the congregation by playing piano and organ for services, as well as directing the Chancel Choir and Wesley Ringers bell choir. Enjoys hanging out with husband Alexander and their pets (including 1 dog, 1 cat and 1 snake, so far)
Youth Minister


Christin Hampton

Office Manager
Born and raised in Richmond Indiana. Graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a M.B.A. in 2020. Has a passion for all things art related and graphic design. Has worked as the Office Manager at Central UMC since 2015. Enjoys trying new foods, spending time with son Dexter, and hanging out with friends.

Kathy George

Early Childhood Center Coordinator
Born and raised in Southern California. Moved to Richmond in 2019 to be closer to my Husband’s family and loves the quiet and calm of the Midwest. I started at Central Childcare in 2019, with 10 years previous experience as a nanny and with Naval and Marine Corps Child Development Centers. Has a passion for fostering and encouraging children’s social, physical and spiritual growth. Every child deserves to feel loved and encouraged. Has been married since 2011 and has two wonderfully energetic and creative kids. loves music and time with family and friends.
Greg Scott