Rev. Eric Folkerth
Appointed to KPUMC in 2019
Served churches in North Texas for 30 years.
Father to Maria, and husband of Dennise.
Recipient of Kuchling Humanitarian Award in 2017.
Minister, musician, activist, blogger, and writer. (He, Him)
Rev. Kay Ash
Director of Christian Education
Appointed to KPUMC in 2018
Previously served churches in Richardson and Gainesville, TX
Lucky mother of Kameron and Kianna
Loves cooking, singing, dancing and animals
Charter member of NTX UMC "A Time for Children"
Pastor of Congregational Care
Joined KPUMC staff in 2017
Served in various lay leadership positions for four decades
Married to Colleen, father of Shannon
Dr. Jonathan Palant
Director of Music
Graduate of Michigan State University, Temple University and University of Michigan
Founder and director of Credo Choir and Dallas Street Choir
Former Artistic Director of Dallas’ Turtle Creek Chorale
Serves on Board of Directors of the Intercollegiate Men’s Choruses
Author of Brothers, Sing On! Conducting the Tenor-Bass Choir, published by Hal Leonard Corporation
Married to Mark, father of Noah
Started with KPUMC in the summer of 2016
Served as conference manager for the American Heart Association
and other nonprofits for 15 years
Married to Pat, mother of Savannah, Sarah, and Pace
Started with KPUMC in the summer of 2017