37711 Detroit Road | Avon, Ohio

What is your role at the church and what does that mean you actually do?  I am the pastor, which means that I preach on Sunday morning, but I also oversee the ministries of the church, everything from visiting people in the hospital to helping organize our leadership.

Tell me about your family…  I am married to Jessica, have a daughter Genevieve and a son Caleb. We also have two canine daughters, Molly and Sierra.

What are your hobbies/recreational interests?  I like to read, walk my dogs, go to movies and travel to places I have never been before.

What is your favorite quote?  “And we know that in all things, God works for the good of those who love Him and are called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28

What was your first job?  I was a dishwasher at a Jewish restaurant my dad managed. 

What is your proudest moment?  The birth of my daughter Genevieve and son Caleb.

What was your childhood ambition?  I wanted to play major league baseball. I was a pitcher and was able to pitch a little in college.

What inspires you?  People who go through challenging times and who remain faithful. My grandmother Mae is a great inspiration to me.

What is your guilty pleasure?  I love homemade nachos and playing Buck Hunter!

What is your favorite part of your job?  I love to see people grow in their faith and discover the richness and depth of God’s love for them.

What do you love about Avon UMC?  This faith community has an authenticity in who they are and a willingness to try new things.

Micah Holland, Pastor