Rev. Sarah Andrews Schlieckert


Pastor¬†Sarah came to Arden UMC in July 2014. A graduate of Gettysburg College and Duke Divinity School, she brings nearly a decade in local church ministry and a passion for being part of the building up of God’s kingdom.

Prior to coming to Arden, Pastor Sarah served as Associate Pastor at Calvary UMC (Frederick, MD) and Lead Pastor on the Jefferson-Doubs Charge (Jefferson, MD).

Pastor Sarah also serves as the chair of the Frederick District Committee on Ministry, helping to identify, train and supervise candidates entering licensed and ordained ministry. She also serves as a member of the Baltimore-Washington Conference’s Board of Ordained Ministry. In 2015, she was elected by her colleagues as a clergy delegate to the 2016 Jurisdictional Conference of the Northeast Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church.

Pastor Sarah is married to Chris Schlieckert, who serves as the director of Manidokan Camp and Retreat Center, one of the camp and retreat centers in our Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church. They have two daughters, Anna (5) and Mary (3).