Meet the pastor

Meet Our New Pastor!

Welcome, Pastor Victoria!

Pastor Victoria Guthrie comes to us from her previous appointment as Senior Pastor of Carlson Memorial UMC in LaBelle, FL. She has a heart for reaching into the community and sees neighbors as family. She is a proud ally for the LGBTQ+ community. She has Cerebral Palsy and is an advocate for clergy and laity with disabilities. Pastor Victoria attended Eastern Mennonite Seminary at which she earned a Masters of Divinity, and a Masters in Christian Counseling. She spent 13 years living in Australia. She loves music, art, and always has a book with her. Her parsonage pup is Remi. He is a rescue dog and loves children. Pastor Victoria brings 27 years of experience serving in the Florida United Methodist Conference and we will be sharing her pastoral leadership with Lakewood United Methodist and St. Luke’s United Methodist both in St. Petersburg.