Meet the Pastor

Pastor Todd N. Krost was appointed pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Carrier Mills in July 2018. A native of Chillicothe, IL near Peoria, he is an Elder of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference and has previously served appointments in Tiskilwa, Sheffield, Neoga (Grace), Etna, and Toledo before arriving at Carrier. He also served as Intergenerational Minister at Warren First UMC in Warren, MI.

He is a graduate of Illinois Valley Central High School; holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a concentration from the Gerald Ford Institute for Public Service at Albion College in Michigan; Master of Divinity (MDiv) from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL with coursework completed at Ecumenical Theological Seminary in Detroit, MI.

Pastor Todd is passionate about local mission work, church history travel, camping ministries at Little Grassy Camp, dad jokes, and movies.

Todd is married to Christina, and together they have three children: Madeline, Ava, and Harper.