Meet The Team

Joanne

Williams-Elliott

Pastor Joanne is coming to Van July 2020.  Biography coming soon.

Jeff

Siemens

Youth Director

Jeff came to Van UMC in October 2009 just 1 month before marrying his bride, Emily in November 2009.  Together they have built a home with 2 rowdy and rambunctious sons - Drew and Kyle.  It won't take you long to figure out that Jeff loves all things sports and especially likes his Duke Blue Devils, Minnesota Vikings, and Minnesota Twins.  He has an incredibly kind heart for students and his strength is making people laugh and making anyone feel welcome at anytime.

Debbie Hilliard

Secretary

Debbie works in the church office Monday-Thursday 8am-3pm and Friday 8am-12pm.  She helps keep everyone organized and on track.

In her spare time you can catch her riding her horse or participating in rodeos.  Debbie is married to Dennis and they have one daughter.  

DD Hutson

Sunshine Friends Director

DD has been working for Sunshine Friends since 2009 and the Director since 2011.  She loves children and teaching.  DD frequently offers education courses throughout the state.

DD enjoys gardening and travel.  She is always planning another cruise. She is married to Rob, together they have two daughters.

Matt

Fisher

Worship Leader

Matt has been serving our church since 2018 leading our contemporary worship service and leading our Wednesday Night Renew service since 2019.  His acoustic skills cannot be beat.

 

Matt enjoys farming and spending time with his family.  

Kelly

Lockwood

Pianist

Kelly is a longtime Van resident and musician.  She teaches music for Van ISD and shares her gifts with the church as well.  

Kelly's favorite past time is grand baby spoiling and spending time with her two sons.  

Pastor

ABOUT US

We are a United Methodist Church in East Texas where anyone can come, worship, know the love and grace of God  and make some new friends.

ADDRESS

903-963-5563

 

326 W. Main St.

Van, Texas 75790

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