Ryan Lake Director of Music
Ryan has been the Director of Music at Casa Emanu-El UMC since July of 2011.
He graduated from McMurry University in Abilene Texas in 2011 with a Bachelor of music in Vocal performance with a minor in Religion and Organ. Ryan also completed the Church Music Summer Seminar program through Perkins school of theology at SMU. Ryan's passion is leading people in worship through music to help them experience God's love through music. Ryan would also love to get to know you especially if you like to sing or play a musical instrument.
Rev. Dr. Javier Q. Escalera
Pastor Escalera has been pastor at Casa Emanu-El UMC since July of 2015. He has many years of pastoral experience in chuches in Texas , Mexico Washington State and Oregon. he received his Doctorate of Ministry from Perkins School of Theology at SMU. He is a very passionate and energetic pastor who brings messages filled with inspiration passion and enthusiasm for the Gospel message. he and his wife Lidia have 4 grown children and 2 grandchildren He would be very excited to meet you and get to know you.
Karen Eaker Connections Coordinator
Karen has been a member since 1996.
She is currently enrolled at Perkins School of Theology at SMU in their Masters in the Arts of Ministry Program. Karen is assigned to CEUMC as part of her internship training. She has been married to Lloyd Eaker for 43 years and they have one daughter, Della. Karen has a passion for peace, justice, and the environment.