REv. Dr. David Bachelor

REv. Dr. David Bachelor

Dr Bachelor was ordained in York, England in the British Methodist Church. His first assignment was a five-church parish consisting of the Methodist churches in Axbridge, Wedmore, Shepton Mallet, Dean, and Cheddar (yes-where Cheddar cheese was created). In the U.S., Dr. Bachelor has pastored United Methodist churches in Colorado and New Mexico.  

Dr. Bachelor is also a chaplain in the Navy Reserves. His four deployments include Iraq, Afghanistan and other locations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He is the author of two books on posttraumatic stress from a Christian perspective.

After his deployment to Afghanistan Dr. Bachelor founded 4th Contact, a non-profit organization that helps restore survivors of war, sexual assault and other traumatic events.  

                      Vanesa Kinsey

Vanesa Kinsey

Vanesa Kinsey is our Church Secretary.  Vanesa has a wide variety of experience, a lot as a Day Care Director.  However, she is knowledgeable of Word Processing, Excel and other computer programs.  She is very personable and a willing worker.  Vanesa is married to James and they have two children, Isaiah and Payton. You may reach Vanessa at office@pearsallfirstumc.org.

                      Erica Gonzalez

Erica Gonzalez

Erica Gonzalez is the Sunshine Day Care Director, a position she has held since 2014.  Sunshine is one of the few daycares in Pearsall and accepts children from infancy to Pre-Kindergarten.  Erica has done a great job of keeping up with Community Resources that are helpful to its operation.  She also was instrumental in the center being rated as a two star center by the State of Texas.  This is quite and accomplishment.  Erica is married and has five children.  You may contact the Day Care and/or Erica herself at sunshine@pearsallfirstumc.org

                 Stacy Jackson

Stacy Jackson

Stacy Jackson is our Communications Coordinator.  Her job includes maintaining our website and Facebook page up to date and she is also responsible for our monthly Church Newsletter, The Disciple Digest. She also helps create flyers, brochures and other communications needs for our church. Stacy is married to her husband John and they have two children, Chase and Emma. If you would like to see something on the website, Facebook page or monthly newsletter, contact Stacy at  stacy@pearsallfirstumc.org.

                         Sally Pena

Sally Pena

Sally Pena has been Pearsall FUMC’s custodian since 2008.  She is a valuable asset to the church.  She works part time, but keeps everything in our church sparkling clean.  She also is responsible for keeping up with the church calendar in order to set up whichever rooms will be used for various functions.