Pastors & Staff

Our Team at ChristUMC Farmers Branch strives to create an environment where our members and guests can fully know and worship Christ!

Meet the team.

Rev. Scott Holcomb-McLain

Senior Pastor

Rev. David Magallanes

Youth Minister

Randy Talbert

Director of Operations

Douglas Gibbs

Director of Contemporary Worship & Worship Production 

Courtney Laufer

Treasurer / Finance

Barbara Moore


Jerod Glaspie

Lead Audio Engineer

Tucker Bilodeau

Lead Technical Engineer
Director of Chimers

Amy Ruppersberg

Director of Children's Ministries

Doug Capener

Worship Music Coordinator
Director of Gospel Music

Carleigh Reese

Director of Children's Music

Jan Patteron

Congregational Care

Lauren Harrison

Director of Traditional Music

Ruth Root

Director of Handbell Choirs

Philip Appeddu


Pam Capener

Office Coordinator

Sherry Chapmann

Christ4Kids Preschool & Children's Day Out

Kayla Depretto

A/V Crew

Nathan Varnes

A/V Crew