Staff

Pastor Jody Topping

Rev. Jody Topping grew up a United Methodist in Southern California. She is a second-career pastor, having first spent about 25 years working in the field of Human Resource Administration in the public sector. She entered seminary in 2008, graduated in 2012 with a Masters of Divinity, was Commissioned (2014) and then ordained an Elder (2016) by the Desert Southwest Conference. After training and working at Gold Canyon UMC, she was appointed in 2014 to Faith UMC in Phoenix, and starting on July 1, 2018 to Song of Life. Pastor Jody is married to David, a professional singer, choir director, and “IT guy” and they have two adult children.

Robena West, Administrative Assistant

Robena recently joined the staff of Song of Life UMC and we welcome the talents she adds to the wonderful team of staff and volunteers that make SoL so special! We’ll put more information here soon, but the plan is to have volunteers in the office on Mondays and Robena from Tuesday through Friday.