Our Staff

Jonathan Kollmann

Pastor

Rev. Jonathan Kollmann was appointed to serve Mt. Healthy United Methodist Church as Pastor effective March 1, 2014.    Jonathan was born in Cincinnati and was raised on a small farm in Rising Sun, Indiana just Southeast of Cincinnati.  He graduated from Northern Kentucky University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Social Work.   Jonathan began pastoral ministry in 1995 as the Student Pastor of Union Plains United Methodist Church, a rural church about 45 minutes east of Cincinnati.   After graduating from Asbury Theological Seminary in 1999, he was appointed to Grace United Methodist Church in Gallipolis, OH as Associate Pastor.  In 2002 Jonathan was appointed to serve as the Senior Pastor of Fletcher United Methodist Church near Piqua, OH.  In 2003, Jonathan was appointed to Clough United Methodist Church in Anderson Township. In 2012, Jonathan was appointed to St. Paul Community United Methodist Church as the Senior Pastor.  Currently Jonathan is attending Xavier University Part-time and is working on a Master’s of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

Jonathan is married to Kim who lives out her call as a kindergarten teacher at Ayer Elementary in the Forest Hills School District.  They have a daughter and son, Emily and Benjamin.  Emily is a freshman at Otterbein University in Westerville, OH.  She enjoys reading, art and serving the community.  Benjamin is a junior at Madeira High School.  He enjoys running, strength training, track and gaming.  Kim enjoys reading, running and enjoying family & friends.  Kim is also an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan.  Jonathan’s hobbies include cooking, walking, weight-lifting, and .  Jonathan is also an avid Cincinnati Reds, Ohio State Football, and Indiana Hoosier Basketball fan.

The Kollmann family is blessed to apart of this loving, missionally focused congregation serving Mt. Healthy and surrounding communities of Cincinnati.

Barbara Leder

Music Director

Barbara T. Leder was born and raised in High Point, North Carolina. She received a Bachelor of Music degree in piano, performance and organ at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She later attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and studied organ with Robert Burns King in Burlington, North Carolina.

She has been organist and choir director in various churches in North Carolina and Ohio. At present, she is Music Director at Mt. Healthy United Methodist Church.

She teaches piano at Music Makers Studio in Cincinnati. She is a member of National Music Teachers Association and Ohio Music Teachers Association and Mu Phi Epsilon National Music Fraternity.

Sarah Bode

Childcare Provider

2Sarah has been working in the Mt. Healthy UMC nursery for four years.  She grew up in Mt. Healthy’s Epworth United Methodist church.  After Graduating from Mt. Healthy High school in 2002, she went onto Miami University and received her bachelors in Health Education in 2006.  Her degree led her to move to Atlanta, GA and substitute teach for three years.  Sarah moved back to Cincinnati after sensing God’s call to move back closer to her family. Since moving back in 2010, she has spent time as a nanny, a personal trainer, and working seasonal help for Bath and Body Works. Currently, she works with her aunt in her home-based day care.  In her downtime she is studying to be a nutritionist and hopes to use it in nutritional counseling.