Pastor Michelle Cobb has served as our church's Senior Pastor since July 2020. Most recently, Pastor Michelle served as the Executive Director of E4Potential Living, a non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage, equip and empower individuals and organizations to engage with others across racial lines and cultural differences to maximize the potential for community transformation.
Prior to serving as the Executive Director, Pastor Michelle served as a Conference Superintendent in the Indiana Conference, a pastor of churches in the northern part of the Conference, an educator, and a hospital chaplain.
Pastor Michelle is blessed to have a family of supporters. Her primary supporter is her sister, Mrs. Lovetta Tindal, who is also her prayer partner.
Pastor Michelle received her Master of Christian Education and her Master of Divinity Degrees from Garrett -Evangelical Theological Seminary.
Her hobbies include trying new recipes (not always successful!), crocheting, and photography which is her latest hobby.
Pastor Michelle enjoys traveling and meeting new people.
Pastor Michelle’s Life-Scriptures:
But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. (NRSV),
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. (NRSV)
Becky Baker serves as the Minister of Families. She is a life-long resident of the South Bend area and is a long-time member of the United Methodist Church. Becky and her husband, Chris, have been married for 42 years and have 2 children and 8 grandchildren. With Jesus Christ as the glue and center of her family, she desires to strengthen other families to find strength through growing spiritually together.
She believes that strong, spiritual families will contribute to a stronger world. She has over 20 years of ministry experience. A few to mention are eight years of sharing Jesus with inner city children and their families, Vacation Bible School, helping develop and assist ministries for those with disabilities, including Bridges Worship, Luvability Ministries and Sunshine Ministries here at Evangel Heights. Becky is a graduate of Bethel University in Mishawaka, Indiana, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible and Ministry in 2017.
Tucker serves as our Minister of Music and is currently a Doctoral Candidate at the University of Notre Dame.
Brooke serves as the Director of Parent's Day Off Preschool. Brooke attended PDO as a child and now leads the staff and ministry!
Brooke and her husband live in South Bend, and they have two children. They love going to the lake, hiking, and having family movie nights together.
Katherine (Katy) serves as the church organist and accompanist. She also assists in the planning and leading the music for both the weekly worship service and special events.
Katy lives on a small farm in SW Michigan with her husband and kids. When she is not serving at our church, Katy works independently in the financial profession. Katy loves the people of this church and counts it a gift to be able to serve here and proclaim the name of Jesus Christ, making music and glorifying the One who made us, who knows us, and has loved us before we even knew Him.
Kathy has served as the church secretary here at EHUMC for many years but has served a total of 16 years as a secretary for a few local churches here in the Michiana area. Kathy and her husband have 4 grown children and 11 grandchildren (9 boys and 2 girls).
They also have a big, fat rescue dog who is part Black Lab and part Newfoundland. In her free time, Kathy loves to garden, decorate, read, sew. and do computer work (believe it or not!). Just a fun fact, she just started a hook-rug project!