Our Church Leadership

Our Church thrives because of the energy and style of the people who are a part of our leadership. Here are a few of the people that make our church community special:




Merrill Muller - Pastor

Merrill G. Muller is a United Methodist minister who has served the church by appointment for over 30 years. He has served churches in Texas and Iowa, and served as a senior staff member for Wall Street Mission/Goodwill Industries. Muller is currently pastor of Merrill and Adaville United Methodist Churches in Plymouth County. He is a graduate of Western Illinois University (BA), Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University (MDiv), and the United States Air Force (USAF) Air Command and Staff College and the USAF Air War College.

Muller’s community involvement includes membership in the Triangle Lodge, A.F.&A.M., Sioux City Scottish Rite, Sioux City Elks Lodge #112, Merrill Lions Club, serving as a board member for New Perspectives, Inc., working with the Mental Health Association of Siouxland, and volunteer chaplain for the Sioux City Police and formerly for the Sioux City Fire Department. He is retired as the Wing Chaplain (Lt Col, ret.) of the 185ARW of the Iowa Air National Guard.




Laurie Scheitler

Laurie is a professional nutrition counselor who works for the Merrill UMC as a part-time secretary.


Diana Brown

Diana is a substitute school teacher who volunteers as the Adaville secretary.




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