Church Staff

Rev. Dr. Bradley L. DeHaven, Senior Pastor. Brad was ordained an Elder in the United Methodist Church in 1994, and has served various churches in Colorado, Nebraska, McAllen, San Benito, San Antonio, Canyon Lake, and Corpus Christi, Texas. Brad began serving St. Luke’s in July, 2017. He has degrees from McMurry University (B. A.), Iliff School of Theology (M. Div.), and Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University (D. Min.). He is married to Lisa Davis DeHaven, and has two grown children, Kaitlyn and Braedon. You can follow Brad’s Blog here.

Beatrice S. Garcia, Administrative Assistant. Beatrice has been blessed to work as St. Luke’s Administrative Assistant since December 2010. She was born and raised in Corpus Christi, and was married in 2002 to Adan Garcia, III.  Much of their free time is spent with family, friends, and their furbaby, Max.  “Working in a church environment is such a different experience daily as you are called to be present for someone who may need that extra validation or effort and in that moment you share with them Christ’s undying love.” 

Becky Hope, Director of Discipleship Ministries. Becky received her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M CC (1993) and is a certified lay servant of the UMC. She’s been a member of the Methodist Church her entire life. She has served on numerous committees, taught Sunday school, lead youth group, served as office manager and has been blessed to share the Word in various churches in the district. She’s married to Bill Hope and has two beautiful grown children Amanda and Forrest.

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Annette Chapman, Finance Secretary. Annette, a graduate of Texas Tech with a Bachelors in Accounting (1980), traveled around USA with husband as he did his military service in the Air Force until his retirement.  She is a mother of 3 with 4 grandchildren.  Annette settled in Coastal Bend in 2004, and started with St Luke’s in 2009.  She has a passion for arts and crafts.

Fernando “Fernie” Fernandez, Jr., Director of Choral Music.

Lisa Davis DeHaven, Pianist and Chapel Worship Leader.

Amber Baxter, Nursery Attendant.

Kimberly Botary, Custodian and Nursery Attendant. Kimberly Botary

Forrest Hope, Nursery Attendant.

Xenia Garcia, Nursery Attendant.

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