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Pastor Aaron Ankeny

Pastor Aaron and his wife, Peggy, are both originally from Western Pennsylvania. They have three adult sons, Jarad, Trever and Brenden. Pastor Aaron received his B.A. Degree in 1973 from Mt. Union College in Alliance, Ohio, and his Master’s of Divinity Degree in 1988 from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Pastor Aaron and Peggy moved to Florida in 1988 upon his graduation from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, for his first assignment at Boca Raton First United Methodist Church, and have continued to serve for the past twenty-eight years in the Florida Conference. His most recent assignment was Centenary United Methodist Church in Quincy, Florida. We are happy to welcome him to FUMC of Lake City.



Lee Gober

Administrative Assistant


David Malone
Music Ministry


Don Hembree, Pastor Emeritus


Home Communion


Melissa Pate