Covenant UMC

Opportunities This Week
Sunday (06/17) Fourth Sunday After Pentecost
Father’s Day
9:00 a.m. Chapel Ringers Rehearsal
9:30 a.m. Breakfast (served until 10:00 a.m.)
10:00 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Morning Worship Service
5:30 p.m. Chancel Choir Rehearsal

Monday (06/18) 11:00 a.m. Ladies Prayer Group
5:00 p.m. Youth Explosion
Meet & Eat Ice Cream Bar
(until 6:30 p.m.)

Wednesday (06/20) 5:00 p.m. Open Book Bible Study

Thursday (06/21) First Day of Summer
7:00 p.m. NA (Narcotics Anonymous)
8:00 p.m. CrossRoads

Sunday (06/24) 6:00 p.m. “Shipwrecked” Vacation Bible School
begins (until 8:30 p.m.)

602 Dorchester Avenue , Middlesboro , KY 40965
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The United Methodist Church


Chuck Shroll "Pastor Chuck"


Office 606-248-2545


Cathy Brock

Office Manager

Office (606) 248-2545

Mobile (606) 242-9463

Cathy Rich Brock has been the Secretary / Office Manager at Covenant UMC since June 2006.

She was born in Pineville, KY and moved to Middlesboro when she was five.  She is a 1969 graduate of Middlesboro High School.  She is and has been involved in many activities including Kiwanis where she served as Secretary; the Middlesboro Alumni and Friends Association where she has served as Secretary and is President at this time, and she is on the board of the Middlesboro Independent Education Foundation.

She is married to Roy Brock.  They have three children:  Freddy Brock, Noel Marble & John Brock; four grandchildren:  Miranda Ridings, Peyton Brock, Nikki Horton & Trey Horton; and one great granddaughter, Amelia (Millie) Sagelynn Ridings.

Corey J. M.Eldridge

Corey J. M. Eldridge

Director of Music & Organist

Office 606-248-2545

Mobile 606-499-2015

Corey was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in the Powell Valley/Middlesboro areas. He attended Middlesboro High School before studying at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) where he majored in Accounting. After working at a local bank, while studying at LMU, he decided to go to law school. Corey currently attends The University of Tennessee College of Law and plans to graduate May 2018.  Corey came to Covenant UMC in 2010 and served as the substitute pianist/organist. Corey started as Music Director & Organist on October 1, 2016.

Corey is married to Emily Eldridge, who is attending The Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy (ETSU) in Johnson City, Tennessee. Corey and Emily were married at Covenant UMC in May 2015. They have two cats: Ava and Marie.

Vicki Thompson



Luke Gilly

Youth Minister

Luke Gilly was born and raised in Big Stone Gap, VA and was a member of East Stone Gap UMC. He attended Powell Valley High School and later earned a BA in History/Social Science at Emory & Henry College. Luke completed his MA in Edu Administration at Lincoln Memorial University. He is currently a teacher at Middlesboro High School. Luke is married to Lauren and has two children Ike and Kaylynn. Luke has attended Covenant for 11 years, been a member for 10 years, and was hired as Youth Director in June of 2016.

Cindy Wallace


Covenant UMC