Our Pastoral Staff

Rev. Bob Costello, Senior Pastor

Rev. Bob Costello

Rev. Robert E. Costello was the Gateway South District Superintendent and is now serving as the Senior Pastor of the Haddonfield United Methodist Church. He is known as “Bob” to most people.

Prior to being appointed to the Gateway South District, Bob served in the Greater NJ Conference for five years as the District Superintendent of the Gateway North District and for the previous three years as the Coordinator of Stewardship Education and Development.

Rev. Costello began his service as a local church pastor in New Jersey. He served in that role for 24 years, then he was appointed to extension ministry.  Bob has also been the President of Alpha Christian Travel Services, and as such has traveled to 42 countries. His hobbies have focused on travel, sports officiating and family. He is married to Marjorie, a former teacher.

Rev. Costello has BA, M.Div. and Juris Doctor degrees.  He is an ordained elder of the Greater NJ Annual Conference, and is a licensed attorney in NJ and PA. He has expressed happiness in getting to know the laity, staff and clergy of HUMC, as he administers the church and leads us forward in ministry.

 

Rev. Christina Lelache, Associate Pastor
Rev. Christina Yost

 

A graduate of Methodist Theological School in Ohio, Christina served previously as Student Associate Pastor at William Street United Methodist Church in Delaware, OH from 2010-2014. Christina loves biblical studies, reading, and enjoying the beauty of God’s creation. She is excited to be at Haddonfield UMC and looks forward to journeying in ministry with the church and community. 

 

Rev. Tom Lank, Associate Pastor

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A graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary, Pastor Tom served as Associate Pastor of Princeton United Methodist Church from 2008-2010 and Minister of Outreach at First United Methodist Church of Colorado Springs, CO from 2011-2012. An ordained deacon, Tom is convinced that God changes lives and that he can use us to do it, no matter how old or young we are. Youth as well as adults can be “doers of the word” and heed Jesus’ call to share the Good News in both word and deed.

 

Rev. Carol Freeman Hann, Pastor of Visitation Ministries

Carol Freeman Hann

A graduate of Wesley Theological Seminary, Carol is enjoying her homecoming to HUMC where she previously served from 1975-1982. She has also served in Avalon, Freehold, Brick, Cranford, and on the Conference Staff. With a strong belief in the importance of the ministry of the laity, Carol loves working with the many gifted and talented people willing to share these gifts with God and the Church.

 

Please feel free to contact any  member of the Haddonfield UMC staff at any time. We’d love to get to know you and learn how you can serve God with us!

Our office is open Monday – Friday, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Call us at 856/429-0403.