Jodi McBryant comes to us from Clarksville, Tennessee, where she most recently served as a Local Pastor. Prior to that appointment, Jodi served as an Associate Pastor of Discipleship, Director of Youth Ministries, and Director of Christian Education and Children’s Ministries.
Her heart and passion for ministry lies in helping young people develop a firm foundation of faith in Jesus Christ.
She has been in full time ministry with the United Methodist Church for over thirteen years. She also served as a Chaplain Assistant in the United States Army.
Jodi comes from a long line of Ministers in her family and she has been involved in serving God all of her life. She received her call to professional ministry in college, while serving as a Youth Counselor in the Salvation Army.
Jodi grew up in Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from Millikin University. She has recently attended several classes in the United Methodist Course of Study program at Candler Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia.
Jodi is married with three wonderful children. Her son, Camren, and daughter, Olivia, are both twenty years old. Her son, Will, is fifteen and is a sophomore in high school.
She is an energetic person who loves to have fun praising and serving Jesus. She loves to laugh, sing and dance. Jodi also enjoys watching football (Go Bucs) and all things water fun in the sun!
Jodi is excited to get to know everyone at Hyde Park United Methodist and begin building lasting relationships with all of our youth and parents.