Our Church Staff


  • PASTOR - Seth L. Leypoldt

    Seth grew up in a "pastoral family." "My father's a pastor; my grandfather was a pastor," says Seth. A 3rd-Generation pastor, Seth, has served in numerous communities in Nebraska. In 2012, his family moved to Gering, and three years later Seth was appointed to the Gering church. It has been a joy to serve a church that his family joined just a few years prior. Seth is married to Scottsbluff native, Sarah, a licensed mental health counselor. Together they have three daughters: Elizabeth, a Graduate Student, at American University in Washington DC; Cora, a college student in Lincoln; and Olivia, a senior at Gering High. Seth can be reached at sleypoldt@greatplainsumc.org.

  • SECRETARY - Lois Robbins

    Lois was raised in the First United Methodist Church of Upland, California.  She has strong ties to the Gering United Methodist Church in that her Great Grandfather was an early Pastor of this church.  His picture is hanging in our history section in our newly renovated basement.  Her Grandparents, Orin and Amy Moore, attended this church where they raised their three children, twins Donald and Evelyn and younger son Francis.  Evelyn moved to California, married and had two children.  She wanted her daughter Lois baptized in her home church in Gering.  After retiring in California, Lois moved to Gering where she is thrilled to be working in her mother’s home church.

  • DIRECTOR OF MUSIC - Lindsey Ferguson

    Lindsey is a life-long member of the Gering United Methodist Church and was appointed Music Director in 2015.  Growing up in the community and church with numerous supporters of her passion for music has always been inspirational.  At a young age, the piano was her first choice, followed by the handbells, and then the flute and piccolo.  Before the church’s organ was removed, Lindsey had the opportunity to learn to play it very briefly; this proved to be a very endearing challenge.  Along with music, Lindsey also enjoys spending time with her family.  Her husband, Brian, is a Civil Engineering inspector with MCS Family of Companies.  Together they enjoy cooking, gardening, and watching multiple sporting events!  Together they have two children: Sheridan and Dillon.  Sheridan is currently an 8th grader at BMS.  She is very involved with music, 4-H, and volunteering at church to help with the AV System.  Dillon is a 3rd grader at Longfellow Elementary.  He enjoys baseball, basketball, and a wide variety of video games!  They all enjoy the summers best with fishing, grilling, and anything that involves the outdoors. Lindsey can be reached at lindseyferguson@outlook.com or 308-641-1652

  • BUILDING CUSTODIAN - Myron Meyer

    Biography coming soon.

  • NURSERY SUPERVISOR - Mya Rupp

    Biography coming soon.