Reverend Linda Rickman is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and Asbury Theological Seminary. She is ordained in the Mississippi Conference of the UMC. Linda’s duties at Madison UMC include oversight of Congregational Care, Prayer Ministries, Women's Ministries, and VIP's.

Linda has been married to Rev. Cary Rickman for forty-four years.  They have a daughter,  Dr. Elizabeth Rickman Paine, and a son-in -law, Dr. Christian Paine, who are physicians at the VA and at UMMC respectively, where she is a Gastroenterologist and he specializes in Pediatric Palliative Care.  Linda and Cary have three grandchildren: grandson Griffin Paine who is 8 years old, granddaughter Isabelle Hays Paine (Bella Hays) who is 5 years old and granddaughter Caroline Paine who is 5 months old. 

Linda Rickman
Pastor of Congregational Care
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