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McALLEN DISTRICT SOUTHERN DISTRICT DIRECTORY 2013 – 2014 McAllen District 1909 W. Harrison Harlingen, Texas 78550 Phone: 956.428.0200 Fax: 956.428.1728 www.umcmcdistrict.com Southern District 119 W. Tulip McAllen, Texas 78504 Phone: 956.686.7643

McAllen District Superintendent

Laura Merrill lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com

Southern District Superintendent

Nydia Jara nydiayjuanchi@yahoo.com

Administrative Assistant - McAllen District Linda Jewell umcmcallen@sbcglobal.net Administrative Assistant - Southern District

Border Area Mission Coordinator

Lizz Leyva lizzleyva@gmx.es

Susan Hellums 956.648.8509 shellums@mcfirst.com


Office

SOUTHWEST TEXAS CONFERENCE STAFF 16400 Huebner Rd, San Antonio, TX 78248-1693 Toll free: 1-888-349-4191; 1-210-408-4500 www. umcswtx.org Telephone Fax E-Mail

San Antonio Area Episcopal Office James (Jim) Dorff, Bishop Dalia Trevino, Executive Assistant. Virgilio Vazquez-Garza, Episcopal Asst. Sally Friedli, Administrative Assistant (BOM, Child Safety Policy) Shannon Wolfe, Admin. Asst., Nominations

(210)408-4502 (210)408-4502 (210)408-4504 (210)408-4545

(210)408-4501 (210)408-4501 (210)408-4501 (210)408-4515

bishop@umcswtx.org bishop@umcswtx.org revdiver@aol.com sfriedli@umcswtx.org

(210)408-4530

(210)408-4501

shannonw@umcswtx.org

Executive Director of New Church Development and Transformation Ruben Saenz (210)408-4508 Lynette Ramon, Administrative Assistant (210)408-4534

(210)408-4515 (210)408-4515

rsaenz@umcswtx.org lramon@umcswtx.org

Office of Finance & Administration David Seilheimer, Treasurer/Secretary Adria Gomez, Associate Treasurer, Payroll Alicia Leyva, Executive Assistant David Mersinger, Accounts Payable Mary Gould, A/R, Apportionments Patty Chebultz, Database Administrator Richard Leggett, Pensions Officer Isabel Munoz, Benefits Manager Lissette Guillen, Pensions/Benefits Bkpr Tina Whitaker, Property/Liab. Ins

(210)408-4518 (210)408-4516 (210)408-4518 (210)408-4519 (210)408-4523 (210)408-4538 (210)408-4441 (210)408-4526 (210)408-4548 (210)408-4444

(210)568-2131 (210)408-4553 (210)408-4553 (210)408-4553 (210)408-4553 (210)408-4553 (210)408-4553 (210)568-2151 (210)408-4553 (210)408-4553

daseilh@umcswtx.org agomez@umcswtx.org alicial@umcswtx.org dmersinger@umcswtx.org mgould@umcswtx.org pattyc@umcswtx.org rleggett@umcswtx.org imunoz@umcswtx.org lguillen@umcswtx.org twhitaker@umcswtx.org

Camp and Events Registrar Cynthia Bedford, Conference Events Reg. Adrian Gonzales, Emmaus/Chrysalis Reg.

(210)408-4527 (210)408-4528

(210)408-4553 (210)568-2171

cynthiab@umcswtx.org agonzales@umcswtx.org

Office for Clergy Development Teresa Welborn, Exec Dir. Clergy Develop. (210)408-4511 Eve Albert, Administrative Assistant (210)408-4551

(210)408-4515 (210)408-4501

TWelborn@umcswtx.org evealbert@umcswtx.org

Program Team Linda Keen, Leadership Development Dir. (210)408-4509 Nan Pyle, Administrative Assistant (210)408-4549 Rusty Freeman, Youth Director (210)408-4510

(210)408-4515 (210)408-4515 (210)408-4515

lkeen@umcswtx.org npyle@umswtx.org rhf143@gmail.com

Communications Thomas Monahan, Communications Dir. Rachel Toalson, Comm. Specialist Dan Conroy, Webmaster Randy Mahoney, Comunications Spec. Joyce Velazquez, Receptionist

(210)408-4505 (210)408-4524 (210)408-4507 (210)408-4539 (210)408-4500

(210)408-4515 (210)408-4515 (210)408-4515 (210)408-4515 (210)408-4515

tmonahan@umcswtx.org rtoalson@umcswtx.org conroyd@umcswtx.org rmahoney@umcswtx.org joycev@umcswtx.org

Peace with Justice Educator Susan Aguilar, Peace with Justice

(956)693-1214

(956)724-1009

sastitchntime@sbcglobal.net

Rio Grande Offices housed at the UM Center Abel Vega, Jr. Dir., Council on Ministries Rebecca Ortiz, Admin. Assistant Francisco Campos, Central D.S.

(210)408-4512 (210)408-4513 (210)408-4514

(210)408-4515 (210)408-4515 (210)408-4515

avega@umcswtx.org rgcoffice@umcswtx.org pasfcamp@yahoo.com


DISTRICT SUPERINTENDENTS Office Austin – Steve Purdy (Vickie) 1221 W. Ben White Blvd., Suite 201-A Austin, TX 78704 7905 Henry Kinney Row, Austin, TX 78749 Director of Mission & Vision – Rachel Wright Director of Operations – Jill Barre Free Store Specialist – Matt Cardona Communications & Outreach – Carrie Graham Treasurer – Marvin Morgenroth

Corpus Christi – Eradio Valverde (Nellie) 3510 Gollihar Corpus Christi, TX 78415 701 Brock, Corpus Christi, TX 78412 Administrative Assistant – Sheila Campbell Director of District Ministries – Linda Morrow

Kerrville – Bill Henderson (Jody) 222 Sidney Baker S., Suite 528 Kerrville, TX 78028 604 Westcrest, Kerrville, TX 78028 Administrative Assistant – Liz Cover

McAllen – Laura Merrill (Christopher Sisto) 1909 W. Harrison Harlingen, TX 78550 1427 Preston Trail, Harlingen, TX 78552 Administrative Assistant – Linda Jewell

San Angelo – Larry Altman (Patti) 1315 South Abe San Angelo, TX 76903 2019 Douglas, San Angelo, TX 76901 Operations Manager – Amy Moore Ministries Coordinator - Gini Christian

San Antonio – Carl Rohlfs (Barbara) 16400 Huebner Rd. San Antonio, TX 78248-1693 14214 Bold Ruler, San Antonio, TX 78248 Administrative Assistant – Kathy Kafora Leadership Developnent – Terry McCandless

Victoria – Terrence K. Hayes (Kay) 5606 N. Navarro, Suite 200 C/D Victoria, TX 77904 112 Waterstone, Victoria, TX 77904 Administrative Assistant – Linda Curl Program Director – Judith Johnson

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Cell

(512)444-1983 (512)444-6457 - FAX www.umcad.org steve@umcad.org rachel@umcad.org jill@umcad.org matt@umcad.org carrie@umcad.org treasurer@umcad.org

(830)556-1176

(361)852-8268 (361)852-3370 – FAX www.ccdistrictumc.org ev@ccdistrictumc.org ccdistrict@bizstx.rr.com ccprogram@bizstx.rr.com

(361)549-6855

(830)896-6400 (830)896-6407 – FAX www.kdumc.org bhenderson@kdumc.org kdumc@texxa.net

(512)296-4373

(956)428-0200 (956)428-1728 – FAX www.umcmcdistrict.com lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com umcmcallen@sbcglobal.net

(512)393-9460

(325)486-1500 (325)482-0033 - FAX www.gbgm-umc.org/umcsa/ sangds@suddenlinkmail.com sangom@suddenlinkmail.com sangpd@suddenlinkmail.com

(325)656-5178

(210)408-4520 (210)408-4521 – FAX www.unitedmethodistsadistrict.com carlds@umcswtx.org ksk@umcswtx.org tmccand@umcswtx.org

(512)921-3404

(361)573-4233 (361)573-4392 – FAX www.umcvictoriadistrict.org terrencehayes2003@gmail.com vdsumc@tisd.net Judith@satx.rr.com

(361)652-5869


RIO GRANDE CONFERENCE Rev. Francisco Campos, Central/Northwest DS 16400 Huebner Rd. San Antonio, TX 78248 Rev. Nydia Jara, Southern DS 119 W. Tulip McAllen, TX 78504

www.riograndeconference.org 210.408.4514 210.408.4515 – FAX pasfcamp@yahoo.com 956.686.7643 956.357.7280 (cell) nydiayjuanchi@yahoo.com

OTHER HELPFUL NUMBERS Cokesbury Book Store www.cokesbury.com Methodist Information Services www.umc.org Mt. Wesley Conference Center www.mountwesley.org

610 Methodist Encampment, Kerrville, TX 78028

830.895.5700

Texas Methodist Foundation www.tmf-fdn.org

11709 Boulder Lane, #100, Austin, TX 78726

512.331.9971


DISTRICT CHURCHES ALAMO, SAN PABLO Federico Perez (FL)(1) fredperez418@gmail.com (Maricruz)

(Church) PO Box 434 (1002 W. Birch) Alamo, TX 78516 (Home) 806 N. 9th Place Alamo, TX 78516

ALICE, EL MESIAS Juanita Garcia (FL)(7) revjuanitag@yahoo.com (Israel) ALICE, FIRST James Noble (FE)(4) jnoble5826@yahoo.com (Melanie)

BROWNSVILLE, EL BUEN PASTOR Rodolfo Cajiri (FE)(4) rdcajiri@hotmail.com (Isabel) BROWNSVILLE, TEMPLO EMMANUEL Arnoldo Cavazos (LP)(11) arnold.cavazos@att.net (Edelmira)

BROWNSVILLE, FIRST John Fluth (FE)(2) john@fluth.com (Martye) DONNA, FIRST Ray Perales (FL) (2) rayperales@yahoo.com (Faly)

DONNA, PRINCIPE de PAZ Maria Elena Reyna (PL)(12) chachi_h_@hotmail.com (Daniel)

EDINBURG, EL BUEN PASTOR David Blanco (FE)(3) revdblanco@gmail.com (Irma)

Norma Pollard (PL)(7) normapollard63@gmail.com (Bill) EDINBURG, FIRST Elizabeth Ruth Wright (PE)(1) elizabethruthwright@gmail.com

956.787.2111 956.787.4748 956.874.7428 (cell)

PO Box 955 Alice, TX 78333 PO Box 1682 Alice, TX 78333

361.664.5271 361.664.2255 956.792.9531(cell)

PO Box 210 (111 N. Adams) Alice, TX 78333 1307 Lincoln Alice, TX 78332

361.664.3801 361.664.9112 (FAX) 361.664.6195 361.562.9147 (cell)

435 Boca Chica Blvd. Brownsville, TX 78520 1324 Palomar St. Brownsville, TX 78520

956.542-4145

4601 Palacios Real Brownsville, TX 78521 135 W. Madison St. Brownsville, TX 78520

956.541.6946

1225 Boca Chica Blvd. Brownsville, TX 78520 2421 Lexington Place Brownsville, TX 78520

956.546.5364 956.546.0450 (FAX) 956.350-2822 830.267.1044 (cell)

228 S. Main Donna, TX 78537 302 S. Main Donna, TX 78537

956.464.3421 956.461.2060 (FAX) 956.464.8080 956.622.1556 (cell)

PO Box 887 (1011 Fordyce) Donna, TX 78537 411 Mary Circle Donna, TX 78537

956.464.5949

705 E. University Edinburg,TX 78539 2242 Pleasant Dr. Edinburg, TX 78539

956.383-2515

2201 Norma Lane Edinburg, TX 78539

956.739.3839 (cell)

PO Box 25 (3707 W. University) Edinburg, TX 78540 1522 Cedar Drive Edinburg, TX 78539

956.381.9806 956.381.9807 (FAX) 956.383.2553 512.963.5954 (cell)

956.542.8661 956.289.6635 (cell)

956.546.6101 956.545.7877 (cell)

956.363.3482 (cell)

956.316.4474 956.369.1753 (cell)


ELSA, FIRST TBS, Samuel Quintanilla (SY)(2)

FALFURRIAS, FIRST/PREMONT J. J. Wicke (FE)(2) pastorjjwicke@yahoo.com (Amy)

FAYSVILLE, CRISTO el VENCEDOR TBS

FREER, FIRST/BRUNI Theresa Booth (PE)(2) tmbooth@gmail.com

HARLINGEN, EL BUEN SAMARITANO Maria Soto (FL)(2) marysoto2009@yahoo.com (Reynaldo)

HARLINGEN, FIRST David Payne (FE)(4) david@fumcharlingen.org (Lori)

J. E. Thockmorton (FE LF)(25) jet@fumcharlingen.org

HARLINGEN, VALLEY PRAISE Aaron Saenz (FL) (2) preacher@valleypraise.net (Iris) HARLINGEN, WESLEY Douglas Hinchcliff (FE)(2) hinchcliffd@yahoo.com (Elaine)

Minister of Children’s Ministry Vivian Lee Woods (FD LF)(2) vivian-woods@sbcglobal.net (Philip)

PO Box 275 701 N.Fannin Elsa, TX 78543

302 W.Allen Falfurrias, TX 78355 PO Box 630 (248 SW 1st.) Premont, TX 78375 323 W. Flack Falfurrias, TX 78355

361.325.2912 361.325.5582 (FAX)

110 W. Jefferson Ave. Edinburg, TX 78539 210 W. 14th St. San Juan, TX 78589

956.681.0240

P. O.Box 75 Freer, TX 78357 PO Box 221 Bruni, TX 78344 PO Box 275 Freer, TX 78357

361.394.7116 361.394.7116 (FAX)

822 W. Grant Harlingen, TX 78550 806 W. Grant Harlingen, TX 78550

956.423.9108

321 E. Harrison Harlingen, TX 78550 3002 Lazy Lake Drive Harlingen, TX 78550

956.423.0540 956.423.4663 (FAX)

2818 Austrian Pine Harlingen, TX 78550

956.245.0540 (cell) 956.365.6005(Business)

8122 W.Expwy. 83, Suite C Harlingen, TX 78552 2425 S. Somerset Harlingen, TX 78552

956.507.0087

1406 E. Austin Harlingen, TX 78550 1414 Maple Court (Parsonage) Harlingen, TX 78550 720 Nantucket Dr. (Private) Harlingen, TX 78550

956.423.6156 956.428.3868 (FAX) 956.425.0571 361.443.4672 (cell)

1406 E. Austin Harlingen, TX 78550

361.815.0534 (cell)

361.325.3525 361.219.6858 (cell)

361.394.6072 210.273.0549 (cell)

956.423.5786 956.355.2479

956.245.8279 (cell)

956.425.7771 956.536.0537 (Cell)


HEBBRONVILLE, FIRST TBS John Rivera (SY)(1) johnrivera253@gmail.com

PO Box 177 (211 W. Viggie) Hebbronville, TX 78361

KINGSVILLE, CHRIST/RIVIERA James Ramirez (PL)(3) jaymzramirez@gmail.com (Lucy)

PO Box 1833 (1120 Carlos Truan Blvd.) 361.592.7711 Kingsville, TX 78363 PO Box 65 (8th & Cypress) Riviera, TX 78379 901 E. Miller Avenue 361.522.7142 Kingsville, TX 78363 956.353.9531(cell)

KINGSVILLE, EL BUEN PASTOR TBS, Javier Rodriguez ( ) ebpkville@yahoo.com

419 N.9th St. Kingsville, TX 78343 501 Alice St. Kingsville, TX 78363

KINGSVILLE, FIRST Jim Curran (AM) (2) jim.m.curran@gmail.com (Vanessa) LA FERIA, DIOS ES AMOR TBS

LA FERIA, FIRST Harold Dailey (FE)(5) pastor@laferiafumc.com (Mary Kay) LAREDO, EL MESIAS Enrique Duarte (PL)(6) e.umc@sbcglobal.net (Leticia) LAREDO, FIRST Paul Harris (FE)(1) blue2dude@hotmail.com (Laura)

LAREDO, LA TRINIDAD Alvaro Guzman (AM)(1) alvaroguzman@earthlink.net (Olivia)

361.527.3058 361.527.3058 (FAX) 956.400.5952

PO Box 553 (224 W. Kleberg) Kingsville, TX 78363 1634 Santa Gertrudes Kingsville, TX 78363

361.592.2632 361.592.2634 (FAX)

PO Box 118 (304 S. Canal St.) La Feria, TX 78559

956.423.0576 956.423.5786

PO Box 117 (331 S. Main) La Feria, TX 78559 717 Kiester Lane La Feria, TX 78559

956.797.1393 956.797.4997 (FAX) 956.797.1234 956.873.0909 (cell)

PO Box 269 Laredo, TX 78042 1502 Quail Creek Laredo, TX 78045

956.727.9449 956.237.9049 (cell)

1220 McClelland Laredo, TX 78040 2010 Lane Street Laredo, TX 78043

1120 Fremont Laredo, TX 78040 156 Biscayne Loop Laredo, TX 78040

LOS FRESNOS UMC/SAN BENITO, FIRST Melissa Nelson (FE)(3) revmelnel@aol.com (Harry “Huck”)

361.947.7000

PO BOX 518 (402 S. Arroyo) Los Fresnos, TX 78566 400 N. Sam Houston San Benito, TX 78586 166 Lakeview N. San Benito, TX 78586

361.652.8360 (cell)

956.722.1674 956.724.1009 (FAX) 956.436.4255 (cell)

956.723.8184 956.723.6035 956.693.0575 (cell)

956.233.5760 956.233.5549 (FAX) 956.399.2187 866-208-1335 (FAX) 956.320.4934 (cell)


LYFORD, FIRST/EDCOUCH, FIRST Samuel Blanco (OE)(1) blancotum@yahoo.com (Alma)

McALLEN, EL DIVINO REDENTOR Javier Leyva (AM) (5) pastorleyva@yahoo.com (Lizz)

McALLEN, FIRST Ricky Sanderford (FE) (5) rsanderford@mcfirst.com (Kay) Associate Robert Perales rperales@mcfirst.com (Tanya) McALLEN, ST. MARK Jean Ann Karm (FE) (3) jakarm@msn.com

McALLEN, TRINITY/SAN JUAN UMC Danette Howell (FE) (4) dhowell@mail.com (Dick)

MERCEDES, EL BUEN PASTOR Steven Salinas (PL)(10) ss.7777@yahoo.com (Jamie)

MERCEDES, FIRST TBS Kevin Harden (SY)(1) preacher@mercedesfumc.org (Jaqueline)

MISSION, EL MESIAS Robert Lopez (FE)(4) lopez4gbk@hotmail.com (Ruth)

MISSION, FIRST William (Bill) Duke (FE)(4) revfumc@hotmail.com (Cheryl)

PO Drawer H (13258 Glen Lofton) Lyford, TX 78569 PO Box 275 (1015 Santa Rosa) Edcouch, TX 78538 13271 Glen Lofton Lyford, TX 78569

956.347.3023 956.347.3023 (FAX)

PO Box 1570 (2421 W. Maple St.) McAllen, TX 78501 2404 Swallow Ave. McAllen, TX 78504

956.686.8564

4200 N. McColl Rd. McAllen, TX 78504 1413 Ima St. Edinburg, TX 78539

956.686.3784 956.664.0204 (FAX)

401 W. Vine Ave. McAllen, TX 78501

956.605.7974 (cell)

301 W. Pecan McAllen, TX 78501 708 Jay McAllen, TX 78504

956.682.1481 956.682.1484 (FAX)

1801 Trenton Rd. McAllen, TX 78504 PO Box 24 (800 S. Nebraska) San Juan, TX 78589 124 W.9th Street San Juan, TX 78589

956.631.2926 956.664.9463 (FAX) 956.787.4447

956.262.1430 956.347.2555 361.389.2552 (cell)

956.686.7880 956.607.8575 (cell)

956.605.3691 (cell)

956.686.3244 (cell)

210.422.9896 (cell)

341 S. Virginia Ave. Mercedes, TX 78570 26902 Palomino Ave. La Feria, TX 78559

956.797.1279 956.341.9402 (cell)

200 W. 16th St. Mercedes, TX 78570 204 W. 16th St. Mercedes, TX 78570

956.565.1301 956.565.1301 (FAX) 956.565.1735 361.244.2385 (cell)

PO Box 4787(209 E. 6th St) Mission, TX 78572 1305 Claborne St. Mission, TX 78572

956.585.2334 956.580.6727 (FAX) 956.266.7687 (cell)

1101 Doherty Mission, TX 78572 1104 Fairway Mission, TX 78572

956.585.1665 956.424.1307(FAX) 956.585.1347 956.279.4149 (Cell)


PHARR Juan de Dios Jara (PL)(1) nydiayjuanchi@yahoo.com (Nydia) Associate Carole Lahti (PL)(1) clahti42@gmail.com

PHARR, EL PARAISO TBS, Juanita Martinez revjog@yahoo.com PHARR, LA TRINIDAD Nydia Jara (FE)(2) nydiayjuanchi@yahoo.com (Juan)

PHARR, NUEVA VIDA Raul Garza (SY)(5) m.salinas@riobk.com (Maria)

PORT ISABEL, FIRST Joseph Berkley(FL)(1) revjoeberk@hotmail.com (Stella)

RAYMONDVILLE, BETHEL Reynaldo Rodriguez (FL)(2) reyrod1970@yahoo.com (Maria)

RAYMONDVILLE, FIRST Devlon Goodman (FL)(4) devlon_goodman@hotmail.com (Roberta)

RIO GRANDE CITY, FIRST Jose A. Torres (FE)(4) torres_enriquz@yahoo.com (Martha) RIO GRANDE CITY, ST. JOHN Reinaldo Aponte (PL) (3) rayaponte@gmail.com (Elma)

SAN DIEGO, FIRST Juanita Garcia (FL)(7) revjog@yahoo.com (Israel)

PO Box 626 (119 E. Kelly Ave.) Pharr, TX 78577 107 E. Warren Pharr, TX 78577

956.787.4529 956.787.4667 (FAX) 956.423.5786 956.357.3877 (cell)

1048 N. Alamo Rd., #58 Alamo, TX 78516

956.310.3378 (cell)

PO Box 1682 Alice, TX 78332

956.904.7336 (cell)

105 E.Warren Pharr, TX 78577 107 E. Warren Pharr, TX 78577

956.787.0111

PO Box 343 San Juan, TX 78589 304 W. Dicker Pharr, TX 78577

956.289.2300

PO Box 1074 (101 W. Adams) Port Isabel, TX 78578 424 Fernandez Laguna Vista, TX 78578

956.943.2485 956.943.2485 (FAX) 956.943.5833 210.833.0192 (cell)

PO Box 751 (1103 Hidalgo Ave.) Raymondville, TX 78580 806 W. Grant Ave. Harlingen, TX 78550

956.681.0240

PO Box 825 (192 S. 3rd St.) Raymondville, TX 78580 1102 W. 8th St. Weslaco, TX 78596

956.689.3632 956.689.2980 (FAX) 956.351.5298 956.373.8148 (cell)

301 E. Canales Bros. St. Rio Grande City, TX 78582 2548 Palm Circle Drive Rio Grande City, TX 78582

956.488.1572

109 N. FM 3167 Rio Grande City, TX 78582 109 N. FM 3167 Rio Grande City,TX 78582

956.487.4040

PO Box 1682 (750 Seabreeze) Alice, TX 78332

361.664.5271 361.664.2255 956.792.9531 (cell)

956.781.1826 956.357.7280 (cell)

956.884.1733

956.961.4212 956.355.2479 (cell)

956.487.2448 (cell)

956.487.4040 713.397.9869 (cell)


SAN JUAN, LOS WESLEYANOS TBS Marcelino Olivares (SY)(2) marcyolivarez@gmail.com (Nelda)

SAN JUAN, SAN LUCAS TBS, OPEN

SANTA ROSA TBS

WESLACO, FIRST Roberta Goodman (FE)(7) pastor@weslacofumc.com (Devlon) WESLACO, LA SANTISIMA TRINIDAD Carlos Zamora (AM)(7) carloszamora56@yahoo.com (Roxana) WESLACO, LA MESA TBS, Juan de Dios Jara (FL)(2) nydiayjuanchi@yahoo.com (Nydia) ZAPATA Bill Campbell (OF LF)(9) bdcamp36@yahoo.com (Wanda)

PO Box 705 (204 W. 14th St.) San Juan, TX 78589 2710 E.FM 2812 Edinburg, TX 78542 PO Box 206 (132 W. 4th St.) San Juan, TX 78589-0206

956.702.0864

956.533.2379 (cell)

956.782.6181

PO Box 792 (208 Main St.) Santa Rosa, TX 78593

956.279.3407

520 S. Illinois Weslaco, TX 78596 1102 W. 8th St. Weslaco, TX 78596

956.968.7561 956.969.2871 (FAX) 956.351.5298 956.373.4238 (Cell)

PO Box 782 (409 E. Second St.) Weslaco, TX 78599 623 N. Padre Avenue Weslaco, TX 78596

956.968.2404

PO Box 118 La Feria, TX 78559 107 E. Warren Pharr, TX 78577

956.423.0576

PO Box 5218 (2nd & Guerro) Zapata, TX 78076 112 Sunshine Lane Zapata, TX 78076

956.765.4854

956.968.3407 956.279.6144

956.423.5786 956.357.3877 (cell)

956.765.5818 956.286.4027

EXTENSION MINISTRIES (¶ 344.1a, 344.1d) McAllen District Superintendent Laura Merrill (FE)(4) lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com (Chris Sisto)

1909 W. Harrison Harlingen, TX 78550 1420 Preston Trail Harlingen, TX 78552

956.428.0200 956.428.1728 (FAX) 956.421.3630 512.393.9460 (Cell)

Southern District Superintendent Nydia Jara (FE)(2) nydiayjuanchi@yahoo.com (Juan de Dios Jara)

119 W.Tulip McAllen, TX 78504

956.686.7643 Office 956.686.5903 Home

Executive Director New Church Development & Transformation – SWTX Ruben Saenz (OE)(3) 16400 Huebner Road rsaenz@umcswtx.org San Antonio, TX 78248 (Maye) Boys and Girls Clubs of Laguna Madre Chief Prof. Officer Michael Quist (FE)(1) revmjq@gmail.com

PO Box 491 Port Isabel, TX 78578

210.408.4508

956.943.6310 512.516.1754 (Cell)


Campus Ministry Pan American University 123 N. Sugar Road David Moreno (FE)(14) Edinburg, TX 78539 applenow@aol.com Eagle Ford Shale Outreach Andrew Fiser (OPE)(1) eaglefordumc@gmail.com

956.381.4463 956.381.5840

7614 Laguna Del Mar Ct., Apt.418 501.690.5421 Laredo, TX 78041

RETIRED MINISTERS AND WIDOWS* Residing in the McAllen District Gaytan, Rev. Francisco, 2505 Encino Ct., Edinburg, TX 78539 956.316.0880 Graff, Rev. Charles, 120 N Morelos Ave., Rancho Viejo, TX 78575 956.350.4524 *Gunkel, Mrs. Glenda, PO Box 211, Bruni, TX 78344 361.747.5283 Harrison, Rev. Kenneth, 1100 Wisteria, McAllen, TX 78504 956.207.9581 *Hubbard, Gerald, Arroyo Drive, Harlingen, TX 78552 956.425.3043 Lueg, Rev. Carl, Jr., 1000 N. McColl, Edinburg, TX 78539 *Orr, Mrs. Margaret, 1912 Aqua Fina #4, Edinburg, TX 78540 956.318.1784 Page, Rev. William R., PO Box 1188, Rio Grande City, TX 78582 956.487.4437 *Palmos, Mrs. Gene, 2101 Treasure Hills Blvd., Apt. 609, Harlingen, TX 78550 956.444.0942 *Peck, Mrs. Marie, John Knox Village, Weslaco, TX 78596 956.969.9597 Richardson, Rev. Earl,1800 Johnson St., Mission, TX 78572 956.424.3262 Teer, Rev. Dr. John, 2802 Lazy Lake Drive, Harlingen, TX 78550 956.412.9210

Lay Leader Dennis Jewell – Valley Praise Lay Servant Coordinators Mary and Larry Reser – Brownsville 1st

956.423.1459

texasjewell@sbcglobal.net

Mary: 956.203.6706 mreser0120@gmail.com

Larry: 956.203.7650 lreser1029@gmail.com

UMM President Jim Callaway -Alice 1st

956.492.5888

oldddog53@gmail.com

UMW President Kathleen Jordan Czarnowsky – San Benito 1st

956.399.1761

wtjordan@flash.net

Volunteers in Mission Coordinator Susan Hellums – McAllen 1st

956.648.8509

shellums@mcfirst.com

Disaster Response Coordinator Sherwood Hamilton – Valley Praise

956.466.9782

General Board of Global Ministries- Deaconness Cynthia Johnson – Brownsville El Buen Pastor 956.459.4006

sherwood_hamilton@yahoo.com

mc2dogs@sbcglobal.net


MCALLEN DISTRICT COMMITTEES District Committees per the Book of Discipline: ● Trustees Class of 2014 Larry Galbreath-Harl 1st 956-423-2703 larrygalbreath@sbcglobal.net

Sue Merett-Wesley 956-412-8302 merett@prodigy.net

Jason Campbell-Valley Praise 956-648-4699 fiero4jc@yahoo.com

Class of 2015 Rev. Douglas Hinchcliff-Wesley 956-423-6156 hinchcliffd@yahoo.com

Ray Chapman – McAllen 1st 956-686-3784 rchapman@mcfirst.com

Carolyn Teer – San Benito 1st 956.412.9210 carolyn@teer.org

Missy White - Raymondville 956.373.3099 missywhite63@aol.com

Rev. Samuel Blanco-Lyford/Edcouch 361.389.2552 blancotum@yahoo.com

Rev. Joe Berkley – Port Isabel 956.943.2485 revjoeberk@hotmail.com

ExOfficio: Dennis Jewell Lay Leader-Valley Praise 956.423.1459 texasjewell@sbcglobal.net Rev. Laura Merrill 956.428.0200 lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com

● Committee on Ordained Ministry: Dr. John Teer-San Benito 1st 956/412-9210 john@teer.org

Rev. Jim Curran-K’ville 1st 361-592-2632 jim.m.curran@gmail.com

Genie Potes-McAllen 1st 956-627-1313 gpotes17@gmail.com

Rev.Roberta Goodman-Weslaco 1st Don Lantz-Wesley 956-968-7561 956-423-8319 pastor@weslacofumc.com dlantz@swbell.net

Rev. Paul Harris-Laredo 1st 956.722.1674 blue2dude@hotmail.com

Nellie Gonzalez-Lyford 956-421-2661 izgloo@aol.com

Fernando Garza-St. Mark 956-687-2838 fgarza10@rgv.rr.com

Dr. John Fluth – Brownsville 1st 956.546.5364 john@fluth.com

Buddy Moglia-Bruni 956-763-1397 buddyralph1948@gmail.com

Rev. David Payne-Harlingen 1st Rev. Jean Ann Karm – St. Mark 956-423-0540 956.682.1481 david@fumcharlingen.org jakarm@msn.com

Rev. Laura Merrill, D.S., 1909 W. Harrison 78550 956-428-0200 lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com Linda Jewell, Registrar, 1909 W. Harrison 78550 956-428-0200 umcmcallen@umcmcdistrict.com

● Committee on District Superintendency Class of 2014 Janine Campbell-Valley Praise Evan Brough-Edinburg 1st 956-499-3285 956-383-5438 janine@janinemariephotography.com yobogel@hotmail.com

Jim Dalton-Port Isabel 1st 956-772-9759 tritoescape@yahoo.com

Class of 2015 Bonnie Cherrington-Los Fresnos 956-943-2532 bbcot@aol.com

Dr. Ricky Sanderford-McAllen 1st Seana Towler, Sec.-Alice 1st 956-686-3784 361-877-8671 rsanderford@mcfirst.com seana.towler@yahoo.com

Class of 2016 Rev. Elizabeth Wright - Edinburg 512.963.5954 elizabethruthwright@gmail.com

Elisa Perales – Donna 1st. 956.464.8080 elisaperales226@gmail.com

ExOfficio:

Lay Leader - Dennis Jewell-Valley Praise 956.423.1459 texasjewell@sbcglobal.net Rev. Laura Merrill 956.428.0200 lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com


● District Strategy Team Rev. Jim Noble-Alice 1st 361-562.9147 jnoble5826@yahoo.com

Rev. Elizabeth Ruth Wright-Edinburg 512.963.5954 elizabethruthwright@gmail.com

Steve Crain-McAllen 1st 956.682.5501 scrain@atlashall.com

Jack Brown-Valley Praise 956-245-9167 jbrown@blengineer.com

Dr. John Fluth-Brownsville 1st 956-546-5364 john@fluth.com

Rev. Aaron Saenz-Valley Praise 956.536.0537 preacher@valleypraise.net

Rev. Devlon Goodman-Raymondville Kathye Austin – Raymondville 956.689.3632 956.245.0268 devlon_goodman@hotmail.com kathye3@gmail.com

Rev. James Ramirez 956.353.9531 jaymzramirez@gmail.com

ExOfficio: Rev. Laura Merrill, D.S., 956-428-0200 lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com Denny Jewell, District Lay Leader-Valley Praise 956-423-1459 texasjewell@sbcglobal.net

● Nominating Committee Class of 2014 Rev. Aaron Saenz-Valley Praise 956-536.0537 preacher@valleypraise.net

Rev. Carole Lahti-Pharr 956-310-3378 carole_lahti@sbcglobal.net

Bonnie Cherrington-Los Fresnos 956-943-2532 bbcot@aol.com

Class of 2015 Rev. Devlon Goodman-Raymondville 956-689-3632 devlon_goodman@hotmail.com

Salvador Gonzalez-Lyford 956-421-2661 sgtawol@aol.com

ExOfficio: Rev. Laura Merrill, D.S. lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com 956.428.0200

Dennis Jewell, District Lay Leader-Valley Praise texasjewell@sbcglobal.net 956.423.1459

Committee on Finance Class of 2014 Oscar Masso-Brownsville 1st 956-542-6519 oscar.masso@att.net

Bonnie Cherrington-Los Fresnos 956-943.2532 bbcot@aol.com

Class of 2015 Rev. Harold Dailey – LaFeria Perk English-Wesley 956-797-1393 956-495.8701 pastor.harold.dailey@gmail.com perkenglish@sbcglobal.net

John Topp-Harlingen 1st 956-421-5750 john@toppmarketing.com

Deanna Trevino-Trinity 956.631.2926 info@trinitymac.net

Rev. Ray Perales – Donna 956.464.3421 rayperales@yahoo.com ExOfficio: Rev. Laura Merrill, D.S. 956-428-0200 lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com

Susan Hellums-McAllen 1st 956-648-8509 shellums@mcfirst.com

Dennis Jewell, Lay Leader-Valley Praise 956-423-1459 texasjewell@sbcglobal.net

Linda Jewell-Valley Praise 956-428-0200 umcmcallen@sbcglobal.net


● Committee on Communications Class of 2014 Rev. Danette Howell-Trinity Rev. Aaron Saenz-Valley Praise 956-631-2926 956-507-0087 dhowell@mail.com preacher@valleypraise.net Rev. Laura Merrill, D.S. 956-428-0200 lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com Susan Hellums, 956-648-8509 - McAllen 1st shellums@mcfirst.com Rudy Hyde, 956.399.2187 – San Benito 1st deziner7@yahoo.com

● Committee on Missions Class of 2014 Mary Ann Garza – McAllen 1st 713-828-4130 magarza2772@att.net

Pam Schwartz-Weslaco 956-342-2051 prschwartz2106@aol.com

Class of 2015 Rev. Carole Lahti - Pharr 956-310.3378 clahti42@gmail.com

Rev. J. J. Wicke-Fal/Premont 361-325-2912 pastorjjwicke@yahoo.com

Anna McArthur-Christ-Kingsville 361.455.6162 kfapm00@tamuk.edu

Rev. Laura Merrill, D. S. 956-428-0200 lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com

Dennis Jewell-Valley Praise 956-423-1459 texasjewell@sbcglobal.net

Susan Hellums – McAllen 1st 956-648-8509 shellums@mcfirst.com

Elisa Perales-Donna 956.464.8080 elisaperales226@gmail.com

Ashley Moreno-Harlingen 1st 956.319.4076 ashley@fumcharlingen.org

Veronica Dillon-McAllen 1st 956.686.3784 vdillon@mcfirst.com

Rev. Laura Merrill 956-428-0200 lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com

Rev. David Payne-Harlingen 1st 956-423-0540 david@fumcharlingen.org

● Youth and Camping Committee

Camp Thicket Endowment Committee Class of 2014 Butch Harding-Lyford Steve Crain-McAllen 1st 956-743-5451 956-682-5501 butchharding80@hotmail.com scrain@atlashall.com

Rev. David Payne-Harl 1st Perk English-Wesley 956-423-0540 956.495.8701 david@fumcharlingen.org perkenglish@sbcglobal.net

Class of 2015 Bonnie Cherrington-Los Fresnos Dennis Jewell-Valley Praise Grace Mora-Falfurrias Rev.Harold Dailey-LaFeria 956-943-2532 956-423-1459 361-325-1584 956.797.1393 bbcot@aol.com texasjewell@sbcglobal.net gmora1287_@msn.com pastor.harold.dailey@gmail.com Class of 2016 Ray Chapman-McAllen 1st 956.686.3784 rchapman@mcfirst.com

Rev. Jim Noble-Alice 361.664.3801 jnoble5826@yahoo.com

Iris Saenz-Valley Praise 956.742.9774 irisosaenz@gmail.com

Bill Foster-Port Isabel 956.943.1827 georgew11@att.net


District Representatives to Annual Conference:

Young Adult Representative to Annual Conference: Jeffrey Byrd – K’ville Christ

361.592.7711 christumc@sbcglobal.net

Youth Representatives to Annual Conference: 1. Elisa Perales – Donna 956.464.8080 elisaperales226@gmail.com 2. Chad Fluth – Brownsville 1st. 956.546.5364 john@fluth.com District UMW President: Kathleen Jordan Czarnowsky-San Benito 1st

956.399.1761

wtjordan@flash.net

District UMM President: Jim Callaway-Alice 1st

956.492.5888

oldddog53@gmail.com

District Lay Leader: Dennis Jewell-Valley Praise

956-423-1459

texasjewell@sbcglobal.net

District Lay Servant Directors: Mary Reser – Brownsville 1st Larry Reser – Brownsville 1st

956.203.6706 956.203.7650

mreser0120@gmail.com lreser1029@gmail.com

Representative to the Conference Nominating Committee – Jim Callaway-Alice 1st

956-492-5888

oldddog53@gmail.com


United Methodist Campus Ministry of the Rio Grande Valley Board of Directors & Key Personnel 2013-2014 President: Dr. Mark Noe 101 East Kiwi McAllen, TX 78504 marknoe@utpa.edu Vice President: Rev. Federico Perez Box9779 Alamo, TX 78516 (956) 874-7428 Pfred74@ymail.com Treasurer: Mr. Joey Casta単eda 1507 Etty Dr. Mission, TX 78572 (956) 369-4309 joel.h.castaneda@gmail.com Secretary Dr. James Barrera 119 West Jonquil McAllen, TX 78501 (956) 451-2978 jbbarrer@southtexascollege.edu Rev. Lizzy Wright P.O. Box 25 Edinburg, TX 78539 (956) 381-9806 elizabethruthwright@gmail.com Rev. Javier Leyva 2404 Swallow Ave. McAllen, TX 78504 (956) 607-8575 pastorleyva@yahoo.com Mr. Roberto Elizondo 610 East Austin St. Apt. B Weslaco, TX 78596 (956) 376-6077 elizondo.robert@gmail.com Dr. Gary Montgomery 1608 Ulex McAllen, TX 78504 H-(956) 682-8950/ GTM6B5E@utpa.edu

Mr. Robert Vina III 1221 Freddy Gonzalez Edinburg, TX 75539 rvina3@gmail.com Mr. Dennis Jewell 1203 N. Expy. 77 #395 Topaz Harlingen, Texas 78552 Phone: 956-367-0316 texasjewell@sbcglobal.net Mr. Jaime Garza 823 S. 6th Ave. Edinburg, TX 78539 (956) 383-4739 jaimedgarza@sbcglobal.net Ms. Anita Calderon (956) 207-7877 Southern District Superintendent: Ex- Officio Rev. Nyda I. Jara P.O. Box5535 McAllen, TX 78502 (956) 686-7643 nydiayjuanchi@yahoo.com McAllen District Superintendent: Ex- Officio Rev. Laura Merrill 1909 West Harrison Harlingen TX, 78550 (956) 428-0200 lmerrill@umcmcdistrict.com Bookkeeper Ex- Officio Ms. Nelda Olivarez (956) 624-6853 neldagolivarez@gmail.com Director Ex- Officio Rev. David J. Moreno 123 N. Sugar Rd. Edinburg, TX 78541 Director applenow@aol.com


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