Cathy is a graduate of Furman University (BA), Candler School of Theology (MDiv) and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (D.Min). Cathy served Shiloh UMC (Marion), Chaplain of Columbia College, Associate Pastor at Trenholm Road UMC, and 13 years as Senior Pastor at Trinity UMC, Blythewood. She led Trinity to reach new believers, build a Habitat House, form a non-profit helping agency (Christian Assistance Bridge), expand the facilities and establish a counseling center. Cathy has a passion for missions, evangelism, preaching and worship. She was a founding Board member of Marion County Habitat for Humanity and currently serves on the Board of Central S.C. Habitat for Humanity. She has also served on the Cooperative Ministry Board, Columbia College Board of Visitors, Candler School of Theology Alumni Board, and 8 years as Chair of the S.C. Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry. The joy of her life is her daughter, Hannah, who is married and works as a School Counselor. Cathy’s hobbies include writing poetry, yoga, swimming and riding her horses, Gunner and Hank.