Mission Statement - To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world
Pastor Allison Byerley
Pastor Allison Byerley has been serving Tulare UMC as Senior Pastor since July 2020. Pastor Allison transferred to our conference from the Texas Conference where she served five different parishes as both Associate and Senior Pastor. She has led in community responses to two large forest fires, revitalization of stewardship and financial health, vital worship and discipleship including welcoming new families, and ministry with their homeless neighbors. Pastor Allison is a trained leader with Stephen Ministry and has significant experience with youth ministry. She is an excellent preacher and administrator and has good communication experience with websites and social media. She earned a Masters of Divinity from the Perkins School of Theology and a Doctor of Ministry from the Virginia Theological Seminary
Pastor Marcelo Escarzaga has been serving Tulare UMC as Spanish Pastor since October 2018
Secretary Lynnda Boswell has been serving Tulare UMC as Secretary since July 2017.
Sound Manager Andrew Summers has been serving Tulare UMC as Sound Manager since July 2015.
Music Director Landes Dung has been serving Tulare UMC as Music Director since Jan 2014. He has 35 years of music experience in the local community.
Organist Catalina Daggett has been serving Tulare UMC as Organist since July 2010. She has 35 years of music experience serving in a variety of settings
Max Muehlenbrach has been serving Tulare UMC as Custodian since July 2014.