The Rev. Kathryn Hames Letto has been named the new pastor of Salem United Methodist Church in Keedysville and Mount Lena United Methodist Church in Boonsboro.
Letto is a summa cum laude graduate of Bowie State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology. She also is a graduate of Howard University School of Divinity.
Letto has served under appointment in the Baltimore-Washington Conference for 20 years — six years part time as a student and 14 years as an ordained deacon and elder.
Letto's first services will be conducted Sunday, July 3.
Salem United Methodist Church is at 25 S. Main St. in Keedysville. The church has a worship service Sundays at 10:45 a.m. It also will host a community vacation bible school July 11-15.
For more information about Salem United Methodist Church, go to www.salemcommunity.org.
Mount Lena United Methodist Church is at 21234 Mount Lena Road in Boonsboro. The church has a worship service Sundays at 9 a.m., and a prayer service on Wednesdays at 6 p.m.