Our Mission & Vision

The mission of Casa Emanu-El UMC is to guide all individuals of the Dallas metropolitan area, so that they will become converted into disciples of Jesus Christ, committed to serve and transform the communities of which they are a part, with the ultimate goal of making God’s Kingdom.


Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

Javier-Escalera   Rev Dr. Javier Escalera

Pastor Escalera comes to casa Emanu-El from serving at Tyler Street UMC in Oak Cliff. he has a passion for ministry and serving the Lord and reaching new people for Christ he is a passionate and gifted preacher and was ordained in the North Texas confrence in 2005 after service in the church in the Pacific Northwest conference. he and his family live in Dallas and He would love to have you join us for  Worship 

561574_714463648921_633554097_nRyan Lake, Director of Music

Ryan is the Director of Music. He directs the choir and plays the piano/organ for services. He has been with us since July 2011. He graduated From McMurry University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s in Music. He also has a Church Music Certification from SMU Perkins School of Theology.