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Bart Thompson


Bart Thompson

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Rev'd Bart joined Spruce Street UMC in July of 2021. 

Pastor Bart has served in the WV Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church since 1994. He is an ordained Elder and full member of the Conference. He has served churches in the following counties: Cabell, Wayne, Mineral, Ohio, and Monongalia. He has served on many community,  conference, and district agencies, boards, and teams.

He is a graduate of Marshall University, Marshall Graduate School, and United Theological Seminary.

He likes to leads pilgrims on discovery trips to Methodist, Christian, Civil & Human Rights - spiritual or historical places in WV, MD, DC, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. He has preached in OH, KY, FL, NC, WV, VA, MD, TX, England, Ireland, and Northern Ireland.

He likes to read, walk, travel, follow the teams in Pittsburgh that wear black and gold, and drink tea. The best movie ever made is the God Father. The best movie and TV saga is Star Wars. The best books and movies are Tolkien.

His wife, Martha Ognibene, serves as pastor at Wesley UMC, in Morgantown, WV. Our grown children and their families (two daughters, one son)live in New Orleans and Virginia.