Linda R. McGuire

Executive Admin Asst


-Collaborative Pianist, Organist, Composer and Arranger
-Sixteen years on the Music Faculty at Chandler-Gilbert Community College
-Studied Piano and Organ Performance at Brigham Young University
-Private Piano Studio for over 40 years
-Published and recorded piano and choral works which have been performed nationally-I am grateful and humbled by the priviledge of being the new Organist and will do my best to carry on the beautiful legacy left by our beloved   Kathleen Norby.

Mary Ellen Loose

Assistant Director of Music & Organist

Bob Burwell

Finance and Technology Chair

Barbara Emri

Religious Education Coordinator & Director of Family Life Ministries


  • 29 years of public school music education.
  • B.A. in Music Ed Luther College; Vocal performance, Business management, and music management. 
  • M.A. New Mexico State University. Choral conducting
  • DMA (Abd) in Music Ed Arizona State University

Rev. Daniel Gómez 

Associate Pastor


In July 2018, Daniel was appointed as the Associate Pastor at Velda Rose UMC in Mesa, AZ.  He completed his course of study program at Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, TX.   Daniel has a passion for worship, pastoral care, community outreach and evangelism.  He is an avid soccer fan and enjoys walking and tasting foods from different parts of the world. 

Rev. Pam Wagner

Visitation Pastor


Our Staff

Rev. Dr. Larry R. Norris 

Senior Pastor



​Velda Rose United Methodist Church

5540 East Main Street Mesa AZ 85205

(480) 832-2111


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