Rev. Marsha Middleton, D.Min. serves First United Methodist Church Grand Prairie as Senior Pastor. Previously the Board of Ordained Ministry Officer for the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church, Pastor Marsha served as a preaching pastor/pastor-in-charge of congregations throughout North Texas for 29 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Religion from Austin College, a Master of Divinity degree from Perkins School of Theology, and a Doctor of Ministry degree in Evangelism also from Perkins. Pastor Marsha is passionate about church renewal and has a heart for sharing Wesleyan faith with others. She is married to Blake, a software engineer. They have two young adult children, Hannah and Ben.