Andrew Forrest Lead Pastor Munger Place Dallas, Texas www.mungerplace.org
Andrew is a husband, father, and pastor living in Dallas, TX. Raised in West Africa and Virginia, he has an undergraduate degree from Columbia University in the City of New York and a graduate degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Andrew has been the pastor of Munger Place Church since it was planted in 2010 by nearby Highland Park United Methodist Church. For decades the historic Munger Place building housed a struggling congregation, but the new congregation, as a second campus of Highland Park UMC, has experienced remarkable growth and blessing.
Andrew blogs at andrewforrest.org about leadership, politics, productivity and the Bible. You can also follow him on Twitter @Andrew_Forrest.
Estee Valendy, co-pastor, Saginaw UMC saginawumc.org
Estee, was the 2014 recipient of the Bishop’s Preaching Excellence Award. Besides her co-senior pastor roles at Saginaw UMC, she also serves as the lead facilitator in developing effective preaching among clergy with Dr. Alyce McKenzie Le Van, Professor of Preaching and Worship at Perkins and is a regular keynote speaker for Women’s retreats and conferences.
Estee is the chair of the Order of Elders Central Texas Conference