About Pastor Jodi Yarini
Jodi Diane Yarini became a fully ordained Minister in the Southeast Conference of United Church of Christ In January 2017. Jodi has been the Pastor of Decatur UCC since November 2015, when she was installed as its Licensed Minister. Before accepting the call to pastor, she was the church’s Choir Director and Administrative Assistant.
In 2012, after almost twenty years of teaching, she ended her career in Music Education to pursue a degree in Theology, and graduated from McAfee School of Theology in May 2015 with a M.A. in Christian Ministry.
She is married to Kim Yarini, and they have three amazing sons, Daniel, Zach, and Dillon. She loves well made coffee, fine red wine, and all things Disney.