Bishop Elaine J.W. Stanovsky intends to appoint the Rev. Gerald (Jerry) Poole as Interim Lead Pastor of Edmonds United Methodist Church in Edmonds, Washington, beginning July 1, 2019.
Rev. Poole is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) and member of Presbytery of the Northwest Coast. He has been serving as pastor of Kennewick First United Methodist Church since 2012.