Meet the Pastor

Pastor Zack’s Background

Pastor Zack has been the Senior Pastor since January 2017. In that role, he works with the lay leadership and the staff to discern and implement the vision for our church’s ministries. Zack was born in a small town in Ohio called Wooster, but moved to Texas the summer before 5th grade. Zack graduated from Plano Senior High School before attending The University of North Texas. He graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in History with a minor in Sociology.

Hearing the Call

After hearing a call to ordained ministry, Zack attended Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. While attending Perkins, he served as a youth minister at Prosper UMC and FUMC Sherman. After graduating in 2011 with a Master of Divinity (MDiv), he served as an Associate Pastor at FUMC Sherman and FUMC Decatur. In January 2017, Zack and his wife, Laura, moved to Howe when he was appointed as the Senior Pastor.

Pastor Zack’s Ideal Day

Pastor Zack’s ideal day would involve spending the morning on the golf course with family or friends, and then coming home to enjoy a great pizza while watching The Ohio State Buckeyes play college football! All while drinking Dr. Pepper of course.