• reverend kimberly burke

    Senior Pastor

    Reverend Kimberly Burke has served United Methodist Churches in San Marcos, Buda, and Boerne. Kim has her Masters of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology/SMU. She is an ordained Elder in the Rio Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. Click HERE to contact her. 

    E: kburke@northshore-umc.org

  • Reverend Bethany Graham

    Children & Family Minister

    Bethany joined our team in October of 2015. She is an ordained deacon in full connection with the Rio Texas Conference. While in undergrad at McMurry University in Abilene, she was blessed to work with the youth and families at Aldersgate UMC. While attending Perkins School of Theology to earn a Masters in Church Ministry with an emphasis in urban ministry, she served at First UMC and Plymouth Park UMC in Irving, as well as The Gleaning Network of Texas and City Square's TRAC program. Here in the Hill Country she has served at Bulverde and Coker UMC. She has a huge heart for all God's children, but especially the wee ones! If you would like to know more about our Children's Ministry, our growing family ministry, or have any pastoral care needs please don't hesitate to contact her by clicking HERE

    E: children@northshore-umc.org

  • Devin Spence

    Director of Youth Ministry

    Devin is new to Central Texas and is so excited to be here! She recently graduated from LeTourneau University in Longview, TX and served her church while there as the Family Ministries intern working with kids from newborn-college age! She also served her school by working for chapel and as a dorm floor chaplain. She is passionate about young people and their ownership of their faith! She loves U.M. ARMY, good books, going to the movies, and having great conversations! Feel free to send her an email anytime!

    E: Youth@northshore-umc.org

  • marty Chrisman

    Music Minister

    Marty was called to music ministry when North Shore UMC came into existence. Beginning with the second Sunday service, she led the congregational singing and became the choir director. Prior to that time, Marty had earned a Choral Music Ed. degree from the University of North Texas and a MMEd- Music from the University of Houston. Marty taught music in Middle and High Schools for several years and spent several years not involved in music until the opportunity to lead the music ministry at North Shore. After a four year hiatus, Marty returned to the church in the early 2014. She is passionate about singing, making music, and enhancing the congregation's spiritual experience through the blessing of music. Click HERE to contact Marty. 

    E: music@northshore-umc.org

  • myra zumwalt

    Administrative Assistant

    Myra came to work at North Shore in April 2011. Because of her strong office management background, she is not just the Church Secretary, but an Administrative Assistant. It is her detail to organization and pleasant cooperative personality that keeps the church office running smoothly. She is the hidden link in the chain of most of North Shore’s projects. She is the servant’s servant, ministering to the ministers and to the church in quiet ways. She does a wonderful job communicating all the important information to the congregation between the monthly newsletter, The Messenger, and the weekly news blasts. If you are not getting either of these and would like to please contact Myra by clicking HERE and she will get you on those lists. 

    E: nsumc@northshore-umc.org

  • Sarah Montoya

    Kids Cove Preschool Director

    Mrs. Montoya is a passionate early childhood educator with over 16 years of experience. She has spent the last five years working as an integral part of a management team including as Director while raising four fun and lively children. One of her highest goals in life is to build confidence in those around her with unwavering kindness while working with others to lay a foundation in each child’s life, enabling them to grow into confident and well-rounded individuals. Her desire is to build a team that will work together effectively to provide a safe, fun, and educational environment.

    For more information about Kids Cove click HERE

    or contact Sarah by EMAIL or call 830.935.2250