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Rev. Jim Roberts

Pastor Jim is responsible for providing the senior leadership and oversight of the church. Email: jim@oakhillumc.org

Rev. Katy Fitzgold

Katy leads the Pathways worship service; works closely with the Community Ministries team, Adult Education team, Children’s Ministry team, and Preschool; and dabbles in most everything else. In her free time, Katy can be found reading, swimming, or on hiking trails around Austin with her husband Travis; their baby girl,...

Rev. Laura Smith Adam

As Minister of Pastoral Care, Laura assists the pastors to ensure that Oak Hill UMC members and friends who cannot “come to church” experience a one-on-one connection with God and their church family. Her ministry involves regular visitation with the hospitalized, the homebound, and nursing home or assisted-living residents. Laura...

Dr. Suzanne Pence

Sharing the word of God through many styles of music in order to enhance the worship experience for all. Email: drpence2009@gmail.com Where did you grow up and how did you make your way to Austin? I grew up in Elgin, Illinois. In 1996 I came to UT-Austin as an assistant...

Kati Cox

Kati directs the Kingdom Cub, Kingdom Kid, and Youth Choirs. Kingdom Cubs perform once a semester and rehearse during the 10 a.m. Sunday School hour. Kingdom Kids meet from 9:10-9:50 a.m. Sundays in the Children’s Building and perform once a month. Youth Choir meets from 12:30-1:15 p.m. Sunday in the choir room and also performs once...

Jennifer Barkis

Jennifer coordinates, plans and executes events for children, and provides teacher training. Email: preschool@oakhillumc.org Where did you grow up and how did you make your way to Austin? I grew up in the small southeast Texas town of Liberty. I have one older sister and two younger brothers. My parents...

Jenny Holm

Jenny oversees our children’s ministries from infants to fifth grade. Email: jenny@oakhillumc.org Where did you grow up and how did you make your way to Austin? I grew up in Austin. What is your former work experience? Prior to becoming the director of children’s ministries, I worked full time in...

Nicole Roesler

Nicole is our assistant director of children’s ministries and helps Jenny Holm plan and coordinate programs for our children (birth through fifth grade). Email: nicole@oakhillumc.org Where did you grow up and how did you make your way to Austin? I grew up in Bandera, Texas, and came to Austin to...

Matthew Villegas

Matthew helps lead youth to Christ; deepens youth in their commitment, faith, and understanding of a life in God; and equips youth to serve Christ in leadership, mission, and evangelism. Email: matt@oakhillumc.org

Sheryl Stack

Sheryl Stack, our organist since September 2016, has been an active church musician, collaborative pianist, and music teacher in Austin for the past 30-plus years, after moving here from her native state of Kansas to go to grad school. She has two Master of Music degrees from the University of...

Cathy Ingersoll

Handbells bring a unique and enchanting sound to worship at Oak Hill UMC. Email: handbells@oakhillumc.org

Kathy Williamson

Kathy directs the physical operations of the church office, coordinates church activities, makes the Sunday bulletins, and supports and supervises paid and volunteer office staff. Email: office@oakhillumc.org Where did you grow up and how did you make your way to Austin? I grew up in Houston and attended UT, but...

Angie Bragg

Angie oversees the proper administration of church funds. Email: angie@oakhillumc.org

Daniel Urrutia

As Facilities Administrator, Daniel is responsible for the maintenance of all church campus facilities, which includes all buildings, grounds, equipment, furniture, tools, vehicles, and related supplies. Where did you grow up and how did you make your way to Austin? I am from San Marcos. I’ve been working in Austin...

Vicki Matustik

Vicki helps visitors and members alike connect with opportunities for growth and service—before they become overwhelmed with all that goes on in our church! Email: vicki@oakhillumc.org Where did you grow up and how did you make your way to Austin? I am a native Texan spending my youth in Paris,...

Don Kerr

Don gathers and promotes church news and events, updates the church website, and creates the “Cornerstone” newsletter. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Email: cornerstone@oakhillumc.org Where did you grow up and how did you make your way to Austin? I was born in San Diego, California, and grew up in Denison, Texas,...