Staff

Bob Coombe, Senior Pastor

Kevin O'Malia

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Bruce McNeel

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Wanda Fuller

Wanda Fuller

Robert (Bob) Coombe was born in Mahoney City, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, in 1950, and raised in Levittown, Bucks County, where he grad- uated from Pennsbury High School. He has been a minister since 1977, completing his education and training from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC.

Rev. Coombe has served Methodist congre- gations throughout the Greater Philadelphia re- gion, including Lindley United Methodist Church in Olney from 1978 to 1991, Union United Meth- odist Church in Havertown, Delaware County, PA. from 1991 to 2005, and at Yardley United Method- ist Church from 2005 until the present.

Rev. Coombe also serves on the Methodist Services Board of the Methodist Home for Chil- dren, and also as an Alternate Board member of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project, with whom he has been connected since the early 1980’s.

Rev. Coombe represents the EPA Conference on the Ecumenical Working Group for Middle East Peace. He has been on the Board of the Kirkridge Retreat and Study Center, Bangor, PA since 2010.


Kevin O'Malia, Director of Music
Kevin O'Malia, a native of northeastern Pennsylvania, holds B.M and M.M. degrees in Church Music with honors, from Westminster Choir College of Rider University, in Princeton, NJ.  Degree concentrations include organ and choral conducting.  Kevin has served in a variety of capacities, assisting in directing, playing and in choral accompaniment, most recently at Trinity Church in Princeton, NJ and at Christ & Holy Trinity Church in Westport, CT.   He also has served as Music Director at the Episcopal church at Princeton University.   Kevin has been heard on National Public Radio's feature "Pipedreams" twice, and has concertized in the United States, Great Britain and France.
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Bruce McNeel, Publications Director

Bruce McNeel produces the weekly worship bulletin, the monthly newsletter Tidings and posters and flyers for all  church events. He shares bulletin cover production with Sandy Clay Bauer. Bruce studied Graphic Design at Philadelphia College of Art (now Univ. of the Arts) and at the School of Visual Arts in NYC where he studied under Milton Glaser. He also plays guitar and banjo and brings his music into the worship experience.


Wanda Fuller, Office Manager

Wanda Fuller is a New York City native and she holds a B.A. degree in Communications from the City University of New York-City College. Her experience in  Communications helps Wanda perform her daily administrative duties, rent space for various events and interact with the entire church community. Wanda also assists the FUMCOG publication department in producing the weekly bulletin and brings her engaging spirit and people first philosophy to everyone that visits the FUMCOG office. She is sure to engage you with her signature Happy day of the week. Happy Monday!

6001 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144  215.438.3677  fax: 215.438.3077 email: office@fumcog.org