Our Staff

Michael Hudson

Senior Pastor

Bio: Bro. Michael began his ministry as a youth pastor at First Independent Methodist church in Mobile, AL.  In 1983, he became the pastor of Eastern Shore Wesley Bible Church, in Montrose, AL where he pastored until December 2006. In January 2007, he became the Senior Pastor at Christ Independent Methodist church. He graduated from Troy State University with a BS degree in Biology.  For twenty-three years of his ministry, he was a bi-vocational pastor, working as High school science teacher, and 22 years as an environmental specialist and coordinator for two large chemical manufacturing companies. He was called into the ministry at the Georgia Association of Independent Methodist youth camp on August 5, 1975.

Art Lanier

Minister of Music and Senior Adults

Bio: I was raised in a Christian home, actually a home where my father was a pastor. I grew up in the church and was involved in the music ministry at an early age. I felt the Lord calling me into the music ministry in 1976. I graduated from Stetson University, Deland, Florida, with a Bachelor of Music Education in 1980 and received a Master Of Church Music from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas, in 1982. I have served churches as a Minister of Music/Senior Adults in Texas and Florida. I married my wife, Lawana, in 1972. We are really enjoying serving the Lord through Christ Independent Methodist Church. We began our ministry at CIMC in 2010. We look forward to what the Lord has in store for us and our church in the future.

Tina Perkins

Children’s Ministry Coordinator


Sandra Cremer

Women’s Ministry Coordinator


Youth Ministry Leadership

Team Leaders:

Matt and Crystal Blevins      

Chad and Rebecca Brauman

Shawn and Melissa Parrish

Billy and Tina Perkins



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