- Phone: (732) 349-5367
- Mailing Address: 1528 Church Rd. Toms River, NJ 08755
Pastor Anna Gillette is a fervent minister who feels called to lead congregations in clarifying and attaining their vision for ministry. She deeply loves creative and passionate worship and teaching Bible studies for all ages.
Pastor Anna has served at Marlton United Methodist Church, Princeton UMC, and Centenary UMC in Lambertville. She and husband, Trey, are graduates of Princeton Theological Seminary. Trey works at Princeton Theological Seminary and has degrees from the seminary in Theology, Christian Education, and Spiritual formation.
Pastor Anna and her family moved to NJ from Abilene, TX in 2009 to attend Princeton Theological Seminary. While attending Princeton she worked in the ministry at Princeton UMC for the last two years of her seminary schooling. After graduating from Princeton in 2012, she received her first appointment to Centenary United Methodist Church Lambertville a month later.
Pastor Anna and Trey will be celebrating 27 years of marriage in June. They have three sons: Eric (25) lives in TX with his wife Abby and Pastor's three-month old grandson, Jackson. Jeffrey, who will be 24 in August, lives with Pastor Anna and Trey while attending Rowen College, Burlington County. He has a service dog, Cooper, who is a diabetic alert dog. SAUMC will quickly fall in love with him! Peter (22) just graduated from Rider University with a film degree. He is working from home due to COVID-19 but will move to L.A. in June to be near his job in a post-production firm. Finally, while living in Abilene, Pastor Anna owned a Christian Performing Arts Academy, teaching ballet, liturgical dance, and musical theater.