Church staff

Our Church staff is composed of a great team of individuals who are called to work together in ministry.  We stand ready to help you in whatever way we can!

  • REv. Rick mang - Pastor

    Rick arrived as the pastor of Crowley FUMC in July of 2015.  Rick is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan College and Perkins School of Theology at SMU.  Married to Liz for 42 years, they have two daughters, two son-in-laws, an 17 year old granddaughter, and a 9 month old grandson!  

    Rick is a certified therapeutic music entertainer and has sung for senior adults in nursing home for over 20 years.   He enjoys writing, music, photography and being with his family as much as possible.   Rick has been a pastor for over 25 years.

    Contact Rick at 817-297-4530 /

  • Dr. J. Allen Goss - Interim Pastor

    Dr. Allen Goss will serve at our Interim Pastor from December 14, 2017 through March 11, 2018.  Allen is filling in for Pastor Rick while he recovers and completes rehab after knee surgery.

    Allen is a retired elder of the Central Texas Conference.  He has served with distinction in many churches, but also served as the District Superintendent of the Waco District (where he was Rick's pastoral mentor).  He also provided distinguished leadership as the Director of Church Growth & Developement for the Central Texas Conference.   Allen has stayed busy in retirement, often preaching up to 40+ times a year.  We are blesseed to have him as our interim pastor.  

    Contact Allen at 817-297-4530 / or

  • Jenna Reinke - Director of Youth & Mission Ministry

    Jenna has served Crowley FUMC as Director of Youth Ministries for 6 years.  She is a commuity builder in many ways and is involved in many community and mission activities.  She has lost count of the number of football, basketball and baseball games, choir and band events and other activities she has attended in support of our "SoulFire" youth ministry participants. 

    Two years ago, she also became our Director of Mission Ministries.  Jenna has participated or led mission trips to Africa, Costa Rica, and it takes two hands to count all the states in the US she has visited on a mission trip.   Every summer she coordinates a Senior High as well as a Junior High mission trip that average up to 25+ participants. 

    Contact Jenna at 817-297-4530 /

  • Melissa Trigg - Preschool director

    Melissa has served at Director of the Crowley United Methodist Preschool since the fall of 2016.   She has an MBA from the University of Houston.  She has served in children's and family ministry at several church in the Central Texas Conference, as well as being a: full-time wife and mother, PTA President, volunteer leader for Girl Scouts, Vacation Bible School leader and teacher and Mothers & More.   She is married to Rev. Lee Trigg, Senior Pastor at Aledo UMC.  They have a daughter, two sons, and a wonderful daughter-in-law.

    Melissa is committed to the Christian care and nurturing of children, especially preschool aged children.  

    To contact Melissa please call the preschool at 817-297-1485 or email at

  • Pat Esterline - Director of Operations

    Pat is the first person you usually see when you enter the Church Offices during the week.  She joined our ministry team earlier this year, and hit the ground running.  She is in charge of the Church Office, coordinates our office volunteers, and in charge of all Operations aspects of our Mission Central Campus.   Pat maintains the church calendar.

    Pat has served in Operations and Finance in other churches and for civic  and community service groups in the U.S. and oversees.   She is the anchor of our church staff!   

    To schedule and event or meeting, or for more information about Crowley FUMC, please contact Pat at 817-297-4530 /

  • Mary Rarden - Worship Arts director

    Mary has served as the Choir Director as worship leader at Crowley FUMC for over 15 yeas!  As the Worship Arts Director, Mary is part of the worship planning team, rehearses and directs the Chancel Choir and Handbell choir, and sings with and directs the Praise Team.   Mary is a wonderful vocal soloist. with the ability of singing the right song to touch people's lives where they are. Mary would love to visit with you about singing or playing an instrument for worship or at other church events. 

    Contact Mary at 817-297-4530 /

  • Jeanette Burns - Assistant Worship Arts Director / Pianist

    Jeanette has been playing the piano for Crowley FUMC since childhood, and has been the pianist for worship services for over 40 years.  Jeanette was recently featured in an edition of "Burleson Now" about her long-time service and support of music in worship. 

    Jeanette plays for the 8:45 & 10:45 AM worship services, as well as at funerals and weddings and for special events.  She loves to add a jazz element to old time gospel favorites.  If it can be played on the piano, Jeannette can play it.  Jeanette is also featured as a vocalist several times a year.   She also rehearses and leads the Chancel Choir in Mary's absence and helps to plan all Sunday morning worship services.   Her piano playing is the foundation for the Chancel Choir's annual Easter and Chrstmas cantatas. 

    Contact Jeanette at 817-297-4530 /