Scott Woodburn

Lead Pastor

Scott is from a small town in Western KY called Sacramento. It was in Sacramento that Scott received his calling to ministry that pushed him down a life of service. Scott is passionate about connecting the gospel message with the community. 

Scott is married to Erin. Together they enjoy taking hikes, being active, and watching netflix. They are excited to be serving in the community and look forward to working with the people of Centenary.  

Judy Noel

Assistant Pastor

Judy Noel currently serves as the Assistant Pastor of Youth and Children Ministries. She is the mother to one son, Nathan, and comes from a large family! Judy is currently a student at Asbury Theological Seminary, pursuing a Master of Divinity and paving the way toward ordination as an Elder in the United Methodist Church.

Judy’s hope for CUMC is to continue growing our presence in the community of Shelbyville, and around the world, as we serve the needs of our neighbors. Her passion in ministry is pouring into the children, youth, and disenfranchised members of the community through the love, grace, and redemption of Jesus Christ.

Kay Burney

Worship/Program Dir.

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Kay joined the staff at Centenary UMC in 2012, and is blessed to serve alongside this caring congregation. A native of Oklahoma, Kay and her husband, Rev. Kevin Burney, have lived in Kentucky since their seminary days. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education and a Master of Church of Music, and has served several churches across Kentucky.

Kevin and Kay have two adult sons, a daughter-in-love, and one grandson. They enjoy time with their family, music, baseball, reading, travel, and their dog, Java.

Amanda Shirley

Office Manager

Amanda was born in Elizabethtown KY but grew up in the suburbs of Chicago.  She joined the Navy at the age of 18 served six years active duty; was deployed one time during her service.  After being honorably discharged she moved back to Elizabethtown KY to be near her family.  She received her AAS in Business Administration from Elizabethtown Community College.

Amanda is a mother of two Briana age 7 and Aiden age 5.  They moved to Shelbyville in February 2017 and have been attending Centenary UMC since August 2017.  She came on as office manager in December of 2017. She also oversees the Pastor’s Discretionary Fund that is used to assist members of our congregation and the Shelby Co. community.  Her office hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am-2:00pm.