Staff

Linda Gleason

Linda Gleason

Ladies Ministries President

Linda Gleason became president in 2016.  She has served Ladies Ministries for forty years in various capacities. She first served as district secretary and then president in the Oregon district and for eleven years as general secretary of Ladies Ministries International. Linda brings with her a wealth of experience in all the work of Ladies Ministries. She is a sought after speaker for ladies conferences nationwide and has ministered in several foreign countries as well. Linda's husband, Gary Gleason, has served in numerous offices of the United Pentecostal Church. She is the blessed mother of four children and grandmother of three. Linda Gleason will continue to work for the good of Ladies Ministries.

Jane Buford

Jane Buford

Ladies Ministries Secretary

Jane Buford, former executive assistant for Ladies Ministries, now steps into the more rigorous role as general secretary of Ladies Ministries, Jane has availed herself of detailed history of Ladies Ministries. She represents Ladies Ministries well in whatever capacity she is needed. Jane is married to P. Daniel Buford who is an associate editor for the United Pentecostal Church International. They have two sons, Brandon/Brianne Buford and Brad/Tempie Buford, and five of the best grandchildren in the world.

Melody Reever

Melody Reever

Editor, Reflections Magazine

Melody Reever feels honored to have served Ladies Ministries since 2000, in the position of editor of Reflections magazine since 2003. Prior to her work with Ladies Ministries, she held positions with Word Aflame Publications and the Editorial Division UPCI. 

Melody resides in Imperial, Missouri, with her husband, Nathan Reever. She is the mother of two daughters, Angela and Ashley. Melody is blessed with one grandson and one granddaughter, whom she enjoys spoiling (amidst complaints from their mom and dad).

Julie Stewart

Julie Stewart

Receptionist/Office Clerk

Julie is married to Brian, a paramedic, and they have two children, Bethany and Andrew. Andrew is a student at Holt High School and Bethany is married to Mark who is in the Army. Julie and Brian have a beautiful granddaughter, McKenna Julianne, who they adore!

Julie loves family game nights with lots of laughs. She loves to travel and meet new people. She and Brian enjoy having people over for dinner and giving Bible studies. 

Julie has an identical twin sister.

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