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AUMC Staff & Leadership

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Pastor Garrett Gouveia

Garrett M. Gouveia

Garrett has his MDiv from Liberty University and is currently licensed as a Local Pastor with the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference.  We are his first church and he is very excited to be in ministry here at Audubon United Methodist Church.  He has a very caring heart and is anxious to help us continue to write Acts 29.  He brings with him his wife Alexandra – Ally, daughter Dakota (4) and son Declan (2).   See his message on the home page.

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Linda Holonia
Administrative Assistant

Linda is a former preschool teacher and legal secretary, among other things. She has been a member of AUMC for over 30 years. She enjoys her work as the administrative assistant and tries her best to keep things running smoothly. She is the mother of four and grandmother to nine. When not at work, she enjoys reading and crocheting, but her favorite times are those spent with her grandchildren.  She also enjoys traveling to Lancaster, Pa. and the shore a few times each year, often with her grandchildren.

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Carl Ellinwood, Jr.

Director of Music

Carl is an Elementary Music Teacher for Audubon Public Schools and is a Tenor Section Leader for the Mendelssohn Chorus of Philadelphia, and the Greater Philadelphia Choral Society.

Carl received his Bachelors of Arts in Music and Bachelor of Arts in Radio/TV/Film at Rowan University.  He also has a Masters of Arts in Music Education from Marywood University and a Masters of Arts in Kodaly Music Education from Loyola University.

As a singer, Carl has performed as a soloist and chorister in the Washington DC area and Philadelphia. Professional ensembles include the Washington Master Chorale, Choralis, the Washington National Cathedral, and the Old Presbyterian Meeting House in Alexandria, VA, where he also served as the Children’s Choral Director. In Philadelphia, Carl has sung with Opera Philadelphia, Philadelphia Singers, and the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia.


Kenneth R. Carson


Ken is a recent graduate of Rowan University where he majored in music. His major instrument is oboe and he minored in Pipe organ.  He comes to us with an abundance of experience in church and choral music. Ken works as a technician repairing/refurbishing accordions in Philadelphia.

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