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Leadership Staff

Jason McConnell

Pastor Jason is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church and has served Prosper UMC since 2013. His experience in ministry has spanned 12 years with 10 of those as a pastor and includes leading both large and small churches, as well as starting up new church communities and fostering their developments. Prior to ministry, Pastor Jason had a career in business consulting but finally answered the call on his life to full-time ministry and stepped away in 2004.

Melissa Hatch

Melissa Hatch is the worship pastor for The Mission contemporary worship service at Prosper UMC. Melissa is a lifelong Methodist who has a passion for creating new avenues and places for worship and connection so that all people can find a place to belong, grow and be in relationship with God. She loves getting her hands dirty in mission work and looks forward to finding many places to serve in our local community.

Joel Eichler

Joel Eichler Joel was born in Dallas, Texas, but has spent most of his life in the greater Houston area. He was baptized and confirmed in the United Methodist Church and has been involved in the life of a United Methodist church his whole life. Joel got his start in professional youth ministry in 2012, but […]

Bree Bakke

Bree has 10 years of teaching experience and is certified in early childhood through 8th grade. Before coming to Prosper UMC, she was an active volunteer in the children’s ministry serving on a Children’s Team, as a Sunday school teacher, co-director of VBC, and coordinator of Mission Kids. Bree was brought to children’s ministry through […]

Kathryn Zetterstrom

Kathryn is a native Texan and life-long Methodist. She was born and raised in Big Spring, Texas and attended Texas Tech University where she received both her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education as well as her Master’s degree in Music Performance-Conducting. She taught high school and middle school choir in Lubbock ISD as well as […]

Mia Gutierrez-Woods

Mia Gutierrez-Woods became the director of PUMP in August of 2012. She manages the daily operations of the preschool and is committed to seeing PUMP grow with Prosper UMC.