Dretha Burris

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Pastor Dretha Burris came to Community United Methodist Church on January 1, 2021 as the Senior Pastor.  Before entering ministry, Pastor Dretha enjoyed a career in public education and also as a professional counselor.  She, like all the people at Community UMC, has a heart for missions and for making a difference in the community.  Pastor Dretha serves on the Board of the Community ISD Education Foundation, is part of the Pastoral Alliance in Community ISD, volunteers as a chaplain for the area Emergency Response Team, and volunteers regularly for the monthly North Texas Food Bank distribution at Community UMC.  Pastor Dretha has two adult daughters who are both married and have blessed her with 3 grandchildren.  Just ask her and she will show you pictures!  Pastor Dretha loves this community, loves Jesus Christ, and loves sharing God's grace!