Christ United Staff

To contact a staff member please call (972) 596-4303, followed by their extension, or email them directly by clicking on their email address.


NamePositionEmail AddressPhone Extension
Rev. Don UnderwoodSenior Pastordon@cumc.com229
Rev. Denise PeckhamExecutive Pastordenise@cumc.com250
Rev. Chad McSwainAssociate Pastor/Table of Gracechad@cumc.com289
Rev. Paige ChristianAssociate Pastor/Princetonpaige@cumc.com
Rev. Cathy SweeneyAssociate Pastor of Discipleshipcathy@cumc.com290
Rev. Stefani Reed-MeyerAssociate Pastor of Youth Ministrystefani@cumc.com293
Rev. Bart SmithPastor Emeritusbart@cumc.com

Children’s Ministry + CDC Preschool

Name Position Email AddressPhone Extension
Meredith McBrideDirector of Family Ministriesmeredith@cumc.com306
Jennifer BrownAssistant Director of Children's Ministryjenn@cumc.com305
Kirsten HoutzChildren's Ministry Admin. kirsten@cumc.com236
Lisa RiaziNursery and Special Angels Coordinatorlisa@cumc.com316
Natalie Garcia Director of Children's Discovery Center natalie@cumc.com238
Mindy TrujilloAssistant Director of Children's Discovery Center mindy@cumc.com237

Youth Ministry

Name Position Email AddressPhone Extension
Rev. Stefani Reed Director of Youth Ministrystefani@cumc.com293
Jordan Douglas
Assistant Director of Youth Ministryjordan@cumc.com248
Debbie Dobbs Youth Ministry Admin.debbie@cumc.com243

Adult Ministry

Name Position Email AddressPhone Extension
Rev. Cathy Sweeney Associate Pastor of Discipleshipcathy@cumc.com290

Care Ministry

Name Position Email AddressPhone Extension
Rev. Mike FlynnDirector of Care Ministriesmike@cumc.com227
Marylin Smith Assistant Director of Care Ministrymarylin@cumc.com228
Amy WilsonCongregational Care Assistantamy@cumc.com383


Name Position Email AddressPhone Extension
Jana GrimoneDirector of Serving Others Ministry jana@cumc.com292
Melissa WilkinsonAcademic and Community Outreach Coordinatormissy@cumc.com288
Laurie KendigDirector of Project Hope and Counseling Serviceslaurie@cumc.com224


Name Position Email AddressPhone Extension
Pat MessickDirector of Music pat@cumc.com231
Joe NideverAssociate Director of Music, Youth Choirsjoe@cumc.com375
Bart Ghent Associate Director of Music, Organist winband@aol.com390
Sonda Stokes Children's Choir Coordinator sonda@cumc.com
Traci McHenry Music Administrative Assistant traci@cumc.com315

Sports & Rec

Name Position Email AddressPhone Extension
Josh BeasleyDirector of Sports & Recreationjbeasley@cumc.com310
Judith AugustineAssociate Director of Sports & Recjudith@cumc.com312

Administration + Operations

Name Position Email AddressPhone Extension
Roland Keys Director of Facilitiesroland@cumc.com242
Brenda Dunai Director of Finance brenda@cumc.com285
Kari RabeFinancial Assistantkari@cumc.com314
Kim HillDirector of Operations kim@cumc.com223
Mary Harris Director of Welcoming mary@cumc.com235
Lisa Booth Director of Hospitality lbooth@cumc.com221
Karen Ladany Director of Communications karen@cumc.com246
Ben ChamnessDirector of Media ben@cumc.com247
Elisha MoaningGraphic Designer elisha@cumc.com295
Shayne WarnerWebsite Content Managershayne@cumc.com301
Valerie CohenWedding Coordinator valerietcohen@gmail.com972-679-1233
Charlotte PopelarskiPastoral Secretary charlotte@cumc.com222
Rita WardInformation Desk rita@cumc.com232