Vicky Hadaway

Rev. Vickie Hadaway is the pastor at Cherry Valley United Methodist Church (UMC). She has served in this position since July 1, 2015. Rev. Hadaway received the call to ministry in 1996 while attending First UMC: Chicago. Following in her paternal grandfather’s footsteps, Rev. Hadaway attended Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois where she received […]

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Nancy Laurent

Nancy came to Cherry Valley UMC in 2005 after a 3-year term as the Human Resource Director for the City of Belvidere.  Prior to that, Nancy had an active duty career in the Illinois Air National Guard, a component of the United States Air Force, where she served in various areas of Human Resources. Nancy […]

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Jenny Maragia

Jenny  is  an  active  mother  of  four  who  is  also a  piano/vocal teacher in the surrounding county and the owner and founder of Studio 3. She has been performing all styles of music in all types of venues in the Rockford area for many years. She  enjoys  playing  many  styles  of  music,  though  she  was  […]

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Scott Farrell

Scott Farrell has been our choir director since 2014. Farrell holds an Associate of Arts in Music Performance from Rock Valley College. He also serves as the director of the Rockford Operetta Party, and bass section leader for Bach Chamber Choir. Farrell plays piano and a number of percussion instruments. Five of his original operas […]

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