The Rev. Elizabeth J. Bachelder Smith, M.Div, M.A. began serving Lisbon UMC
in July, 2015. As a clergy member of the New England Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, she has served churches in Mechanic Falls, Minot, North Anson, Madison, and Gardiner, Maine as well as in West Boylston, Massachusetts prior to coming to Lisbon.
Pastor Elizabeth holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Southern Maine, a
Master of Divinity in church history and Biblical studies from Boston University School of Theology, and a Master of Arts in American and New Studies also from USM. She currently serves as President of the New England United Methodist Historical Society.
She is married to Verne A. Smith and has two young adult sons, Matthew and Aaron, along with a four year-old terribly spoiled German Shepherd/Alaskan Malamute named Callie.
Debbie Greim -Organist
Shane J. Soiett started with the Lisbon United Methodist Church as their custodian in early 2016. He is also employed full time at Maine State Housing Authority as a Investor Reporting Specialist.
Shane is a 1998 graduate of Husson College with an Bachelors Degree in Business and a 1995 graduate of Mid State College with an Associates Degree in Travel and Tourism.
His hobbies include camping and gardening. He lives in West Gardiner with his wife Erica, and 3 young daughters.
Susan Ramsay – Volunteer Secretary