Rev. Candice Richey Womack, Pastor
Candice graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. She then received a Master of Arts in Spanish from San Diego State University. Following a few years of teaching and in youth ministry, Candice earned a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary. She also completed 4 units of Clinical Pastoral Education as a Resident Chaplain. Beyond church ministry, Candice has worked as a program coordinator in the areas of language literacy and vocational readiness for non-profit organizations in California and North Carolina. She is a board certified chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains.
Born and raised in San Diego, California, she eventually made her way to the lone star state in college and then found herself drawn back to its food, people, and southern “y’all” time after time. She met her husband, Tyler, in Houston and they married in 2015. Together, they dote on their son, born in 2017, and share a love for theology, arts, and traveling. Candice has a passion for community, education, and faith formation. She began her ministry with United Presbyterian Church in 2018.
Dominick Stephenson, Director of Music
Cynthia Hibbetts, Accompanist and Hand Bells Director
Elizabeth Rutherford, Youth Director
Pat De Mayo, Administrative Assistant
Rita Cordes & Diana Ybarra, Nursery Staff
Silvia Saldano, Custodial Staff
Currently Accepting Applications for a Family Ministries Coordinator
If interested, please email [email protected] with resume
United Presbyterian Church (UPC) in Greenville, Texas has an opening for a part-time Family Ministries Coordinator. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with creative abilities and will be passionate about children, youth, and their families. The ability to communicate and relate with people of all ages is a must.
The Family Ministries Coordinator must be able to build and motivate teams to further the children and youth programs of UPC. A good sense of humor, and some musical ability are highly desirable. The Family Ministries Coordinator must be able to nurture and develop the families of UPC, fostering deeper commitment in their faith and life in the church.
QUALIFICATIONs: The Family Ministries Coordinator shall:
- Be at least 21 years old.
- Be a high school graduate, possessing or in pursuit of college degree preferred.
- Have experience with children and/or youth work.
- Be a follower of Christ and have a familiarity or background in the Presbyterian or Reformed tradition OR a willingness to learn about the Presbyterian faith.
- Meet the requirements of UPC’s Child Protection Policy (prerequisite for employment).
Job Description: The Family Ministries Coordinator is expected to:
- Set a positive example of a life in Christ.
- Coordinate the children and youth Programs of UPC (grades K through 12).
- Develop personal relationships with the children and youth of the church, young families, and adult volunteers.
- Help the children and youth develop in faith and as Christian leaders.
- Organize, coordinate, and attend weekly or biweekly youth fellowship and help to coordinate children’s church, alongside volunteer leadership.
- Participate in and attend camps, retreats, and mission trips.
- Serve as a resource to the families in the church and connect volunteer leaders with appropriate areas of service.
- Encourage connections to the greater Presbyterian Church.
- Provide theological and spiritual guidance in accordance with Presbyterian theology and reformed tradition, in consultation with the pastor and Christian Education committee.
- Attend meetings of the Christian Education committee.
- Ensure that all communications via all forms of media are delivered in a timely manner.
- Lead Sunday morning youth bible study
- Regularly attend Sunday morning worship services.
- Appropriately manage church financial resources and be fiscally responsible.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
WORK SCHEDULE: This is a part-time salaried position. However, you are expected to average between ten (10) and fifteen (15) hours per week.