Who is our staff?

Eddie Hill is our Senior Pastor. Eddie HillHe was ordained in 1989 in North Carolina and graduated from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University in Ft. Worth. He has served many churches in several different capacities and has a very down home approach. He believes strongly in pastoral ministry and visits hospitals, nursing homes etc. daily. Eddie serves the area church speaking at youth camps and leading area workshops when asked. He is also on the Board of Juliette Fowler Home, our benevolent care center for Senior adults.  He is married to Karen Hill, a local Pharmacist, and they have two young children.  You can contact Eddie at eddie@mpccgarland.org or at 972-896-2179.

 

Linda Wright is an Associate MinisterLinda Wright - Linda has been a member of our church for over forty years and has served as Chairman of the Board as well as Elder. Currently she leads our Outreach Ministry and assists in worship weekly. She also serves on several area Boards including Juliette Fowler. She is a licensed Minister and makes pastoral visits as well as organizes many events at the church including our monthly Senior luncheon and coat drives.

 

 

 

 

Katherine WillisKatherine Willis is one of our Youth Directors - She leads the upper middle school and high school youth. Having graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in Government and a certificate in Business from the McCombs School of Business, Katherine currently works at Willis Early Learning Center that her family owns helping the center become accredited before continuing her education. She serves her community by volunteering with Operation Care International which host the largest Christmas party for the homeless for over 12 years and the YMCA's Youth and Government by assisting the coordination of the judicial trial court for over 5 years. She has served at Monica Park since January 2016.

 

 

Madelynn WillisMadelynn Willis is one of our Youth Directors- She leads the elementary and lower middle school children and youth. Madelynn attended Colorado Christian University and was involved with a local children's ministry where she would bus children to service and assist in the children's service. She came back to Texas to assist her family in opening up Willis Early Learning Center the fall of 2014. She graduated with an Associates degree in Early Education December 2016. Madelynn has a passion for helping those in need. She practices this by her involvement in Operation Care International for over 12 years. She has served at Monica Park since January 2016.

 

 

Tawny KingsleyTawny Kingsley is our Music Minister - Tawny is a wonderful talent who sings, plays piano and organ, and directs the Chancel Choir from the bench! She also leads our seasonal Hand Bell choir and weekly Praise Ensemble, uniting small group singing with talented instrumentalists from our congregation and professional guests. She has the unique ability to blend styles of worship with contemporary music and church classics. Tawny has completed the 4 yr. Disciples of Christ, Licensed Ministry training, and is a Commissioned Minister with the North Texas Area of the Christian Church.

 

 

 

 

Connie Oden  is our Office Administrator and Financial Secretary.  She is very creative and helps develops different programs as well as produces our newsletter which comes out every other week. She works in the office from 8:00 – 12:00 Monday through Thursday.