Rev. Theresa Waters, Congregational Care Pastor

Rev. Theresa Waters joined the staff at Palm Coast UMC as our Congregational Care Pastor in January 2016. She brings experience and knowledge gleaned through two careers from which she is now retired: one as a United Methodist Church elder and the other as a collegiate-level administer and professor. Rev. Waters worked at several Colleges for 21 years instructing on a range of subject matter from religion to the social sciences. Also during her time in higher education, she served in several supervisory positions. As an Elder in the North Georgia Conference she served on the Board of Ordained Ministry and chair of the Extension Ministry Committee. She conducted Issues in Diversity Workshops for the Bishop’s Cabinet and the annual conference. She participated in the New Church Start Program. In addition to her career in higher education, she served as Associate and Senior Pastor of several churches.

Rev.Waters received her Bachelor and Masters of Education degrees from the University of North Florida before going on to earn her Master of Divinity, with a concentration in religious education, from Emory University’s Candler School of Theology.