7400 Floydsburg Rd
Crestwood KY 40014
Phone: (502) 491-7091
Fax: (502) 371-1091


District Lay Leader

Pamela Compton

Pam Compton is the Bluegrass District Lay Leader, providing representation for and support to laity. Among other duties throughout the district, Pam runs the Lay Academy for Church Excellence (LACE). 

District Lay Speaker Coordinator

Estill Devore
Estill Devore is the Bluegrass District Lay Speaker Coordinator. When pastors fall ill or go on vacation and need a Certified Lay Servant to preach one Sunday (or more), they can contact Estill and he will find a Certified Lay Servant to be pulpit supply.

Estill is a member of Port Royal UMC, and lives in Smithfield, KY (Henry County) with his wife, Katie, and daughter, Delilah.

Administrative Assistant

Jill Starkey
Jill S. Starkey is the Assistant to the D.S. for the Heartland District, and has served in this role for the past eleven years. Currently she serves as the registrar and secretary of the District Committee on Ordained Ministry. In July 2020, she began serving as one of the Assistants to the D.S. in the Bluegrass District.

She has been married to her husband, Todd Starkey for 28 years and together they have two grown boys, Kyle & Nick.


Administrative Assistant

Jessica Wells
Jessica is the Administrative Assistant for the District.  In addition to providing communication, she manages this website, works with our treasurer, and serves as the registrar for the District Committee on Ordained Ministry.  Jessica is married to Stephen and mom to Isaac, Seth and Olivia.