Natalie Ambrose Philip is Gretna United Methodist Church's new Staff Pastor and Parish Relations Committee Chairlady. She replaces Melanie Robinson, who has served as the chair of the SPPRC for three years. She is now GUMC's interim director of Mosaic Worship. Natalie Ambrose Philips will serve for the remainder of the year.
She has been a member of GUMC for the past three years. She comes to GUMC with a wealth of knowledge of organizational leadership for both nonprofit and for-profit agencies. Natalie is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in counseling individuals with mood disorders, substance abuse, and relationship issues. She is a Clinical Director of a mental health facility and is also in private practice. Natalie is currently writing her dissertation to obtain a Ph.D. in Professional Counseling. She looks forward to serving in this capacity with the hopes to provide a new voice to the church.