About Us


Reverend Mike Hollomon

The Reverend Mike Hollomon is an ordained elder who attended Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. He has been in the Oregon-Idaho Conference for 19 years, with the past 16 years in the Magic Valley at Hagerman, Wendell, and the Magic Valley Ministries. He has been married for over 25 years to Patti Jeffery, who teaches second grade in Jerome. He has two sons; one in high school and one in his early 20's. Pastor Mike enjoys researching his family history and spending time with his family. Pastor Mike is our senior pastor and is responsible for administration and day-to-day operations of the Magic Valley Ministries.

Pastor Penny Hodges

Pastor Penny Hodges grew up in Salmon, Idaho, and attended the Methodist Church there. Penny and her husband, Fred live in Buhl. Penny attended a Walk to Emmaus, and then became a Certified Lay Speaker. When the Buhl United Methodist Church could no longer support an ordained elder on their own, Penny volunteered to become a Lay Person Assigned. This is her fifth year serving the Magic Valley Ministries and she became a Certified Lay Minister in the spring of 2016. Pastor Penny likes to spend time with her horses and has a Studebaker wagon which she takes on camping trips.