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San Antonio, Texas
Michael and his wife, Rachel, are both originally from Memphis, TN. Michael attended the University of Tennessee (the other UT), while Rachel attended Covenant College in Chattanooga, TN. Prior to moving to Texas, Michael studied at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, where he received his MDiv. Following seminary, Michael served as the RUF Campus Minister at Trinity University from 2010-2017 where he worked to reach and equip college students with the Gospel. Since then, Michael and Rachel have enthusiastically embraced the call to plant Trinity Grace Church in northwest San Antonio!
College Station, Texas
In June, 2017, Westminster called Reformed University Fellowship A&M pastor, Ben Hailey, to launch a new ministry site of this congregation in the rapidly growing and adjacent community of College Station. Ben brings extensive area connections, a gift for gathering people, and a strong grasp on the transformative power of the gospel to bear as he starts his work. He, his wife Beth, and his children, Hannah and Nathan, have been living in College Station since 2008, and they are excited to see their ministry expand in their own neighborhood.
New Braunfels, Texas
Derek and Joy McCollum are native Texans, Joy having grown up in the Texas Hill Country and Derek in suburban Houston. After serving as RUF Campus Minister at the University of Texas at Austin, Derek served on the pastoral staff of First Presbyterian Church of Baton Rouge, LA before moving to New Braunfels to plant Hope. Derek and Joy have three children: Virginia (11th grade), Hampton (10th grade), and Anderson (6th grade).