Paul Barton joined Casa Emanu-El UMC on November 1, 2020. He his M.Div. degree from Perkins in 1988, and the Ph.D. degree in 1999 . Paul has been directing the Course of Studies and Mexican American and Hispanic-Latino/a Church Ministries Programs at Perkins. Paul's parents Roy and Rosa Barton were longtime members of the Perkins community and very well known in the Rio Grande Conference of the United Methodist Church. We are blessed to have Paul as part of our team.
Ryan has been the Director of Music at Casa Emanu-El UMC since July of 2011. He graduated from McMurray University in Abilene Texas in 2011 with a Bachelor of music in Vocal performance with a minor in Religion and Organ. Ryan also completed the Church Music Summer Seminar program through Perkins school of theology at SMU. Ryan's passion is leading people in worship through music to help them experience God's love through music. Ryan would also love to get to know you especially if you like to sing or play a musical instrument
Karen has been a member since 1996.
She graduated from Perkins School of Theology at SMU with a Masters in the Arts of Ministry degree. She has been married to Lloyd Eaker for 43 years and they have one daughter, Della. Karen has a passion for peace, justice, and the environment.