LUNCH WITH THE PASTORS

Whether you're new to Trietsch or you've just never met the pastors, this is a great chance for you to ask them anything. On each date we'll start at 12:15 pm in the Family Life Center. Rev. Daniel Humbert will be present at every Lunch with the Pastors, and our Associate Pastors will join as much as they can. 
 

It's helpful to sign up in advance so that we can gift you with lunch, but walk-ins are welcome. We always order extra! We also offer childcare for children 8 weeks old to 10 years old. Please e-mail childcare@tmumc.org for more information.

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Upcoming Lunches

  • February 23
  • May 3
  • August 30
  • September 27
  • October 25

 

 

 

Rev. Daniel Humbert, Senior Pastor

Daniel is a native Texan and has served as a pastor for over 20 years in Oklahoma, the U.K., Argyle, DeSoto, and Trophy Club, TX before Trietsch. He has a BBA in Organizational Behavior from the Cox School of Business and a BA in Religious Studies from Dedman College as well as a Master of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology, all of which are at Southern Methodist University.

He enjoys snow skiing, traveling, reading and yard work. Daniel and his wife Kay are blessed with two amazing children, Josiah and Sadie.

Connect with Daniel by phone at 972-539-8547 ext. 210 or by email at danielh@tmumc.org.

 

 


Rev. Doug Meyer, Associate Pastor of Caring Ministries

Doug is an Ordained Deacon in the United Methodist Church and a graduate of Perkins School of Theology. He received his BA in Christian Education from Centenary College of Louisiana. Doug has a deep passion for Recovery Ministry and has a Professional in Residence certificate from Hazelden Recovery Center. As Associate Pastor of Caring Ministries, Doug understands the need for community and connection when dealing with addiction, grief, mental illness, divorce, physical illness, and all of the obstacles life throws at us.

Two of Doug’s favorite hobbies are photography and painting. He loves sharing his abstract creations with friends on Facebook and asking for their interpretations of his art. Friend him on Facebook and see for yourself! Doug also enjoys traveling and playing with his grandkids. The staff kids at Trietsch often wander into Pastor Doug’s office to feed his fish and chat. 

Connect with Doug by phone at 972-539-8547 ext. 242 or by email at dougm@tmumc.org.


Rev. Karen Chraska, Associate Pastor of Worship Arts

Karen manages and directs all things centered around music at Trietsch. She has BAs in both Vocal Performance and Communication with a minor in Theater from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She also has a Masters in Sacred Music from SMU. Karen is a member of the United Methodist Church 2020 Hymnal Committee, Choristers Guild, The Fellowship of United Methodist in Worship Music and Arts, and American Guild of Handbell Ringers.

She loves to sing and has a deep passion for using music to make a divine connection to God. When Karen isn’t singing, selecting music, or simply being a rock star, she spends time traveling, cooking, reading, working outside, and doing service projects. Don’t be surprised if she gives you a dozen eggs as a gift because she also keeps chickens as pets!

Connect with Karen by phone at 972-539-8547 ext. 211 or by email at karenc@tmumc.org


 

Rev. Christopher O’Riley, Associate Pastor of Serving Ministries

Chris graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from SMU’s Perkins School of Theology in 2014. He began studies at Perkins in 2010, after graduating from Hampton University in 2009 where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a minor in English. While in seminary, he was a Graduate Student trustee for President Gerald Turner and worked as an aid for the former Vice- President of Student Affairs.

If asked for his passions for ministry, Pastor O would list Young Adults, Worship Experience, Community Involvement and Mission and Outreach. He is very active in civic organizations including the Dallas chapter of the NAACP and National Urban League of Young Professionals.

Connect with Chris by phone at 972-539-8547 ext. 302 or by email at chriso@tmumc.org.

 

 


 

Rev. Bill Mauldin, Director of Youth Ministries

Bill is originally from northeastern Oklahoma.  He began working in ministry with youth and their families in 1997 and has been doing it ever since.  He has B.A. in Marketing from Northeastern State University and an MDiv from Phillips Theological seminary.  He was ordained as a Deacon in 2019.

Bill loves to "read" books with Audible, watch movies, and find interesting places to eat.  Bill is married to his wife Branda and they have two teenagers, their son Barrett and daughter Ryan.

Connect with Bill by phone at 972-539-8547 ext. 250 or by email at billm@tmumc.org.

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