Reverend Cody Stauffer – Pastor


Arrie Vogel – Communication Coordinator

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Arrie has been with Lewiston First UMC since March 2015, she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design from Full Sail University where she graduated in 2014.

Arrie was born and raised right here in the LC Valley where she met and married her husband Mark, and together they have 2 daughters, Zoey and Emma. While they are both from Lewiston, they did spend part of their marriage stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky while Mark was in the US Army.

You can email Arrie in the church office at

Kris Haynal – Music Director

Kris Haynal is a native of Texas.  Mid 2017 she moved to Lewiston from Alberta, Canada.DSC_0300 In Alberta, she was Choir Director/Organist at First Christian Reformed Church in Red Deer. In addition, she had a private piano studio. Some previous music experiences have included, Organist at All Souls Unitarian Church in Indianapolis, served on the Executive Committee of the Indianapolis Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, sang in the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir. In addition, she has played in a brass ensemble, flute choir, directed a bell choir and directed a teen brass ensemble.

She has a Bachelor of Music Education from Andrews University with majors in organ and piano.  She has studied organ with C. Warren Becker, Kraig Scott and Nancy Edison.  In addition to being Music Director (Choir, Organist. Handbells and assisting with service planning) at First United Methodist Church, she is an adjunct piano teacher at Lewis Clark State College and has a private piano studio.

Kris is married to the very lucky Mark Haynal.  They have two daughters, one son-in-law and a beautiful three-year-old grand-daughter and one well-behaved grand-dog!