Joanne Susan Utley



Mailing Address
Hamptons UMC
160 Main St
Southampton, NY 11968

(914) 666-5014

Reverend Joanne Susan Utley was born and raised in Ohio. She received her Bachelor of Arts (BA) in journalism from Ohio University and her Master of Divinity (MDiv) with honors from Drew University Theological School. 
Within the New York Annual Conference (NYAC), Rev. Utley has served at: 
  • United Methodist Church of Mount Kisco (July 2018-2020);
  • Southeastern Dutchess Cooperative Parish: Pawling & Poughquag United Methodist Churches (July 2016-2018);
  • Western Catskills Parish: United Church of Roscoe & East Branch/Harvard United Methodist Church (July 2013-16);
  • Bridgehampton United Methodist Church (July 2009-2013); and
  • Half-time appointment in extension ministry as NYAC communications coordinator (July 2010-2020) 
Rev. Utley is an award-winning journalist (first place video news story, United Methodist Association of Communicators, 2016, and Pulitzer Prize in spot news reporting, 1997, Newsday staff) with more than 25 years of experience as a graphic designer and copy editor at newspapers on Long Island (Newsday), and in Quincy, MA.; Albany, NY; and Lima, OH.


First United Methodist Church of East Hampton
35 Pantigo Rd
East Hampton, NY 11937
(631) 324-4258

Hamptons United Methodist Church
160 Main Street
Southampton, NY 11968
(631) 283-0951