Pastor Kathryn Strempke graduated from Austin College in Sherman and holds a permanent teaching certificate in Texas. She graduated from Perkins School of Theology to become a minister in the United Methodist Church. Pastor Strempke served in 7 churches before taking over the senior pastor position for First United Methodist Church in Grand Prairie, TX. Her pastorates included Westbury-on-Trym British Methodist Church, St. Andrew UMC in Albuquerque, NM and most recently Wylie UMC.
Her hobbies include traveling and a love for photography. Pastor Strempke is a self-professed TV and movie nerd who prefers “Star Wars” and "Doctor Who” to Academy Award winners. She also considers herself to be an UMCOR fanatic.
Reverend Kathryn has been married for 30 years to Kevin Strempke. He is currently serving as the pastor at First United Methodist Church in DeSoto, TX.