Pastor Cindy Finn


Pastor Regina Harrison - Associate







Cindy Finn was appointed to the Algona First United Methodist Church on July 1, 2017. She earned a degree in Mathematics from Simpson College in Indianola and taught in the Des Moines Public Schools. In 2002, she left teaching to answer God’s call to ministry and attended Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas City where she earned a Master’s of Divinity. In 2010, she was ordained an Elder by the Iowa Conference of the United Methodist Church. Prior to serving Algona First UMC, Cindy served Hopkins Grove UMC, Colfax UMC, Moravia Grace UMC and Centerville Faith UMC.

Cindy and her husband, Mike have three children and one grandson who live in the Des Moines area. Cindy and Mike enjoy spending time with their children and grandson and playing with their cats.

To contact Pastor Cindy call 515-295-7241 or






Regina Harrison received her Licensed Local Pastor certification in May 2018 and was appointed to Algona First United Methodist Church on July 1, 2018.  She will begin taking part time seminary classes at Duke Divinity School in Durham, NC in January 2019.  Regina spent thirty-three years in the medical field as a Medical Lab Tech before answering God’s call to ministry.  Before her appointment to Algona First UMC, she served as choir director and pianist at Iowa Falls First UMC and Alden UMC.

Regina is a South Carolina native and has lived in Iowa since 2008.  She has three children and two grandsons who live in Memphis, TN; Raleigh, NC and Nashville, TN.

Regina enjoys reading, playing the piano and spending time in nature.  She loves college and NFL football and is a diehard Clemson Tiger fan.

To contact Pastor Regina, call 515-295-7241 or