About us

Our Team

Meet the team!

Pastoral Team

Rev. Tom Palmer

Rev. Tom Palmer

Senior Pastor

tpalmer@fumccoppell.org

In 35 years of ministry, Pastor Tom Palmer has helped guide people from all walks of life into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. He leads us all on this faith journey as a church family and would love to connect with you!

Rev. Beth Kellner

Rev. Beth Kellner

Pastor of Community Transformation

bkellner@fumccoppell.org

Pastor Beth Kellner has served multiple churches over the last 15 years. She enjoys working with others as they grow in their Christian faith. She is looking forward to her continued ministry at FUMC Coppell.

Rev. Sumesh Jacob

Rev. Sumesh Jacob

Pastor of Discipleship and Care Ministries

sjacob@fumccoppell.org

Pastor Sumesh joined First Coppell July 2020. With more that a decade of ministry experience–first in India and now here–he serves families and individuals as they grow in Christ.

 

Rev. Caleb Brimmage

Rev. Caleb Brimmage

Pastor of Student Ministries

cbrimmage@fumccoppell.org

Pastor Caleb joined First UMC Coppell in 2022. With over 8 years in ministry, Caleb has worked in both student and adult ministry. As a Deacon in the UMC, Caleb is called to be a bridge between the church and the community

Ministry and Support Team

Dan Alle

Dan Alle

Director of Modern Worship

Steve Allen

Steve Allen

Exec. Dir. of Administration

Kathy Braem

Kathy Braem

Director of Children’s Ministry

Dena Nichols

Dena Nichols

Director of Stringfellow Preschool

Challis Castleberry

Challis Castleberry

Director of Finance

Anastasia Markina

Anastasia Markina

Director of Traditional Worship

Loren Ondracek

Loren Ondracek

Administrative Assistant

Amy Richardson

Amy Richardson

Administrative Assistant

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