Chad McSwain came to First UMC 'Boro in July of 2020. Chad has served in ministry for 16 years as a Youth Director, Associate Pastor and Senior Pastor. Chad has served at Creekwood UMC, St. Andrew UMC and most recently at Christ UMC in Plano, Texas. Chad has a Masters in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary and a Master's of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology at SMU. Chad is married to Brandi and they have three children: Abbie, Xander and Lia and a pug named Jarvis.
Director of Youth and Music Ministries
Jake came to the 'Boro in 2020. Originally from Oklahoma, Jake recently graduated from Southern Methodist University with a Master's in Music Composition. Jake is an accomplished musician and Mr. Roger's scholar. He puts his musical talents to good use leading our youth program and Sunday worship.
Director of Children's Ministry
Shelby is a home-town girl, originally from Whitesboro. She grew up in the church and has come back to serve the church she loves. She brings energy and fun to the Children's program and always looking to host a lock-in!
Kaylyn is the newest member of the staff. Kaylyn brings her knowledge and experience in Human Resources to make the office an engaging environment. If she is not in the office, she is running after her son, Ryder or holding her baby, Brooklyn.
Carol is our worship coordinator which means she makes everything happen! From Scripture readers to organizing Communion servers, Carol makes the worship service run smoothly. She would love to meet you and help you get connected to worship.
Tom is the best! Not only does he serve the church, you can find Tom serving a number of organizations in Whitesboro. Tom is committed to helping all people know the love of God and that there is a place for them.
Director of Bell Choir
Linda has a number of roles at the church. She currently serves by leading the Bell Choir, which performs regularly in our worship services. She is also a Stephen's Minister, helping others by being a listening ear when they need it most.