Welcome to Arnold Mills United Methodist Church
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Follow Jesus, Make Disciples, Transform the World
Our Pastor & Staff
Pastor Lynn McCracken
Lynn grew up in Attleboro, Massachusetts, graduated from Attleboro High School, Wheaton College in Norton, MA with a BS in Spanish literature, and Boston University School of Theology (Master of Divinity). She is married to Courtney James McCracken. They have three children, Ryan, Eamon, and Siobhan, and five grandchildren.
Lynn has lived in Japan, Guam, California, New Jersey, Michigan, and Spain and has traveled extensively in both Asia and Europe. She is fluent in Spanish and continues to love Spanish literature. Other hobbies include cooking, gardening, writing, and painting. She is an avid and competitive rower. You can find her on the Seekonk River in Providence at 5AM most days, rowing either sweep boats or sculling shells.
While living in Japan, Lynn taught school at St. Joseph’s International School for Boys. She taught fourth grade. Additionally, she taught English at a Japanese school. Her students ranged from kindergarten to business men. She later worked teaching fitness classes for Richard Simmons, Gold’s Gym, and while living in Spain, she taught classes in people’s homes.
She has served Shepherd of the Valley UMC in Hope, RI, and Calvary United Methodist Church in Middletown RI. She was appointed to Arnold Mills United Methodist Church as of July 1, 2010. She looks forward to many more years of ministry with the people of Arnold Mills UMC.