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.  Rick, and his wife Liz, have two adult daughters, two son-in-laws, a granddaughter and a young grandson!  

    Rick is also a certified therapeutic music entertainer and emjoys singing for senior adults in Senior Activity and Nursing/Rehab centers.  Rick also serves as a chaplian for Scouting BSA.  He enjoys writing, music, photography, RVing, and being with his family as much as possible.   Rick has been a pastor for over 26 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. 

    In 2018,  Jenna took on the responsibility for devloping new ministries with families.  Her role is that of a pioneer and visionary, imagining how our church will look in the future to be better able to minister to families of all ages and stages.   Jenna is responsible for our new Fresh Expressions of minsitry including Messy Church and Dinner Church / Sharing the Table. 

    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 /

  • Jo Heyduck

    Director of Music Ministries

    Jo is the newest addition to our Church Staff.  Her first "Official" day was November 1st, and she hit the ground running!  She brings years of experience teaching, singing  and leading choirs and worship teams in local churches as well as regional events.   Besides leading worship and directing the Chancel Choir, Jo will also direct our Bell Ensemble and has plans to include children in singing in the near future!  

  • Jeanette Burns


    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 through worship. 

    Jeanette plays for the 8:45 & 10:45 AM worship services,  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.   Her piano playing is the foundation for the Chancel Choir's annual Easter and Chrstmas cantatas. 

    Contact Jeanette at 817-297-4530 /