About Us

Our mission at First UMC Kingsville is to Love God, Love People, and Serve

Our Mission & Vision

Love God. Love People. Serve.

At First United Methodist Church our goal is to demonstrate our love for God through passionate worship, our love for people through authentic and meaningful presence, and serve through life-changing mission in our community and beyond.

The United Methodist Church

We are blessed to have been a part of The United Methodist Church, and it predecessor denominations, for over one hundred years.

The United Methodist Church is a global denomination that opens hearts, opens minds and opens doors through active engagement with our world. The mission of The United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Who We Are

Our Team & Leadership

While we are not a large church, we are blessed to have several people on our staff to help us carry out our mission to Love God, Love People, and Serve.

Rev. Robert A. Perales

Rev. Robert A. Perales

Pastor

Jeffrey Byrd

Jeffrey Byrd

Facilities Manager

Y-Vette Cave

Y-Vette Cave

Administrative Assistant

Elisa Perales-Saldivar

Elisa Perales-Saldivar

Lead Youth Coordinator

Sandra Seymour

Sandra Seymour

Wesley Nurse

Laurie Pena

Laurie Pena

Behavioral Health Counselor

Debbie Byrd

Debbie Byrd

Custodian

Tanya Rae Alcantar-Perales

Tanya Rae Alcantar-Perales

Childcare Coordinator

Mya Lugo

Mya Lugo

Childcare Provider

Alondra Marroquin

Alondra Marroquin

Childcare Provider

Ashley Peterson

Ashley Peterson

Childcare Provider/Youth Intern