First United Methodist Church
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Share the Joy of Knowing Christ: Reach, Teach, Serve
Rev. Cathe Evins, Senior Pastor
Rev. Cathe Evins was appointed to serve beginning in July 2017.
Cathe was ordained an Elder in the Southwest TX Conference of the UMC in 2003 and has previously served Cedar Creek UMC and FUMC McAllen. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from Perkins School of Theology, Dallas, TX.,  a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from UT Pan American, McAllen, TX., and an Associate’s degree in Criminal Justice from Clinton Community College, Plattsburgh, NY. She is married to Jerry Evins, who is an Insurance Agent. They have 3 grown children and two Standard Poodles. Cathe and Jerry enjoy music (especially Classic Rock) and hiking in Colorado with their Poodles. Cathe also enjoys cooking and trying new recipes.

Rev. Ron Welborn, Associate Pastor
Ron joined the staff as an Associate Pastor in 2009.  Previous appointments include FUMC, Cuero and FUMC, La Feria.  He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Texas and a Master of Arts degree from Texas A&M, Corpus Christi.  He was commissioned as an Associate Member in 2006 having completed the Course of Study in ministry at Perkins School of Theology.  Prior to entering the ministry he was a high school band director for 28 years.  Ron and his wife Darlene have three children, five grandchildren and two dogs who keep their life interesting.  Archery is a favorite pastime along with reading and just being outdoors.

Rev. Melissa Lind, Associate Pastor
Melissa joined the staff as an Associate Pastor in July of 2017. She completed License Local Pastors School in May of 2017 and will begin with Course of Study in the summer of 2018. Melissa has 3 adult children and 2 dogs she loves to spend time with. Her hobbies include hiking, camping, reading and cooking.
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