Meet the Staff

Our Church is active in sharing our blessing with others.  We encourage all members to be ministers in the world by helping where they feel called to be, but also offer opportunities connected with the church.

Pastor Tony


Tony Fink’s ministry passion is to help others come to a more profound and deeper relationship with Jesus Christ.  He believes the mission of the church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. He is working with the congregation so that we truly are a place of Love… Hope… A Place to Belong!  Tony can be contacted at, or at (507) 236-3781


Office Administrator

Shanna Walker is the person in the church office. Office hours are Monday – Thursday from 8:00 am to 2:15 pm.  For any questions call her at 507-356-4553 or email at


Choir Director and Pianist

Joel Blair’s music education includes St. Paul Bible College (currently Crown College) in St. Bonifacius, Minnesota, and seminary work at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth Texas. Joel served as musical director for Cornerstone Theatre in Fort Worth for eight years before moving to Rochester to open Sam’s Club. We are pleased Joel has brought his music talent to Pine Island United Methodist Church.

J. CrasH Miller portrait

Online Ministry Specialist

James Miller is a graduate of the University of Georgia and has earned a Masters of Theological Studies from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary (our United Methodist seminary at Northwestern in Evanston, Illinois.) James lives in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, and joins us online from there.