Cathy is a graduate of Furman University (BA), Candler School of Theology (MDiv) and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (D.Min). Cathy has 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 member and Vice President of Marion County Habitat for Humanity and served as President of Central S.C. Habitat for Humanity. She has also served on the Cooperative Ministry Board, Columbia College Board of Visitors, and 8 years as Chair of the S.C. Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry. Cathy enjoys yoga, swimming and riding her horse, Gunner, in the Camden Fox Hunt.