Monacrest Free Methodist Church


CollenE Carney

lead Pastor

Collene grew up in Rochester, NY. While at Houghton College, she felt the call to career ministry. She was ordained with the Free Methodist Church in 2000, the same year she came to Monacrest. From 200-2017, she served as youth, small group and associate pastor.  On June 4, 2017, Collene became the lead pastor of Monacrest.  Collene and her husband, Dirk, have two children at Central Valley.


Emilee Smith

associate pastor of youth and young adults

Emilee just returned to us after spending a year in Cuba!  While she was in Cuba she served as an associate pastor to the Methodist bishop preaching, participating in worship, leading women's bible studies and working with teens. Emilee is working toward ordination in the Free Methodist Church.  We are so excited to have Emilee join our staff!



Raeanne Barlow

pastor of 3rd Step Recovery Church

Raeanne grew up at Monacrest.  She then attended Roberts Wesleyan College and Franciscan University.  She has worked as an associate pastor in the Pittsburgh Conference as well as a social worker and family therapist at various agencies in the county.  She is currently a stay at home mom to her sons Elijah and Jeremy.  Raeanne is the daughter, sister, cousin and aunt of addicts  She has a passion for helping people partner with Jesus in their recovery from all sorts of addictions.  She has a great team of people who feel the same way.

Worship director needed:

We are looking to hire a worship director 12-14 hours per week.  Please send resumes to:
Collene Carney



Dave and karen smith

directors of God's Choice

Dave and Karen are long time members of the Monacrest Church.    Dave, Karen and their wonderful staff of volunteers run God's Choice church every Monday night.  The special needs community gather for a homecooked meal, worship, preaching, crafts and prizes.  Dave and Karen are enjoying retirement and spending time with their grandchildren.  



mike and chelsea mason

am children's directors

Mike and Chelsea are lifelong Rochester, PA residents and graduates of Geneva College in Beaver Falls, PA.  Mike has served at Monacrest on the Leadership Team, Finances Team, and VBS planning committee.  Chelsea has served at Monacrest on the Delegates Team and VBS planning committee.  They have traveled to Cuba with Monacrest on one of the Cuba mission trips.  Mike works as an Applications Engineer and Chelsea is an Administrative Assistant.  They have three young children and enjoy spending time together as a family. 

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