St. Paul's United Methodist Church - Announcement Details
Student Ministries/Associate Youth Director
worked with St. Paul's youth when he
was a freshman at Rice University
After graduating from Rice with majors in history and religious studies, he came back to St. Paul's for the summer full-time as a pastoral intern through the Texas Annual Conference, and beginning in August 2009 he was named Associate Youth Director.
is in the candidacy process on the elder track to become a United Methodist minister and plans to attend seminary in a year or two.
"St. Paul's is truly unique in its approach, attitude, and style," he
observed, adding, "I'm very excited to become a part of that."
In the summer of 2008 he was a conference intern at Wesley UMC in Nederland where he did everything from preaching and pastoral care to Vacation Bible School.
was a leader at U.M. ARMY
camps the previous four years, three with the Texas Annual Conference.
Prior to that he
was more involved with the Southwest Texas Conference, within which his
home church, Westlake UMC, in Austin is located.
At Rice he was part of the group served by St. Paul's Student Ministries, and in his senior year he was president of Rice's Habitat for Humanity chapter.
continues to conduct a discussion group at Rice
for college student skeptics.