Communications Team

Serena Acker
Serena AckerCommunications Officer
Serena was born, raised, baptized, and dedicated her life to Christ at Richvalley United Methodist Church. She holds degrees from Taylor University and Sustainable Faith’s School of Spiritual Direction. A gifted writer and speaker, Serena leads the Communications Team in their public relations and marketing efforts.

Serena is married to Jonathan, and they are active members of Common Ground Northeast, where she currently serves as an Elder. In her free time, Serena enjoys working out and ministering to prostitutes on the street.

Leintz Belony
Leintz BelonyContent Specialist
Leintz serves the United Methodist Churches of Indiana in the aspect of Content Specialist for the Communications Team, with a specialization in news and digital media. Leintz enjoys partnering with his team, Conference staff, and servant leaders around Indiana to discern and present new and creative ways to share the word of God, and capture stories that highlight and celebrate the many ways God’s glory is manifesting in our midst. Leintz has a passion for mentoring the youth, serving his faith community as a deacon and teacher, and helping small businesses compete in a changing world by leveraging an online platform. When he is not working, Leintz enjoys spending time with friends and loved ones, exploring the outdoors, seeing the latest blockbusters, trying new foods, or traveling to a city nearby.
Chassity Neckers
Chassity NeckersContent Specialist
Chassity was raised in the hills of Pennsylvania but now calls Indiana home. She has a passion for seeing the United Methodist Church become a movement of disciple-making churches. As a Content Specialist on the Conference Communications Team, she creatively shares the story of how God is at work in Indiana. Outside of the office, she serves in ministry alongside her husband Seth, a Provisional Elder and Church Planter, starting a new faith community in Whitestown. She has a passion for health and wellness and credits her daughter as a constant reminder to the value of whole-person holiness, connecting body, mind, and spirit. Most often you can find Chassity wearing a microphone and shouting “burpees” at her local YMCA teaching group exercise classes.
Emma Hogsett
Emma HogsettGraphic Designer
Emma Hogsett, a United Methodist since birth, credits her passion for serving the Church and love for the Lord to her parents. She is a recent graduate of the University of Indianapolis with a degree in marketing. Called to showcase her passion for Jesus and her artistic talent, Emma started a business painting customized Bible and journal covers. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, trying new foods, and napping. Living her life with 1 Peter 4:8 as a motto, she aims to love others as deeply as Christ loves each of us.