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


    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 18 year old granddaughter, and an 18 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 /

  • Jenna Reinke

    Director of family & student 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. 

    Starting this year, Jenna has taken on the responsibility of family ministries.  Her role in this is being able to connect families to Christ through worship, events, prayer and coming alongside them when needed.  She is very excited for some our future endeavors in this area.

    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 /

  • Jeanette Burns

    Interim music 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.   As our interim director, she will  also lead rehearses and direct the Chancel Choir during 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 /