Bell Buckle United Methodist Church La Iglesia Metodista Unida Bell Buckle
 

Staff at Bell Buckle UMC

Rev. Eric Little is the newest addition to our team, arriving at Bell Buckle UMC in July 2016.  Originally from Murfreesboro, he resides with his wife Meghan in Shelbyville, along with their first daughter Olivia, who was born in April 2017. Eric received his bachelor's and master's degrees in Spanish at MTSU and his master's of divinity at Duke University.  Pastor Eric is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, and has lived in places as diverse as Maine, Portugal, and Brazil. His wife Meghan works full-time as faculty of education and coordinator of academic computing at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, TN.  In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and friends playing games and traveling.  

Pastor Eric and Meghan

Mr. David Pate is our music director, which he does with great enthusiasm and joy.  By trade, David is a specialist in family and marriage counseling.  He is the founder and director of the Family Counseling Center, a Christian faith-based counseling center with offices in Manchester, McMinnville, Shelbyville and Winchester.  He holds a bachelor's degree in music and a master's degree in religious education and counseling.  His children are grown and is now a proud grandfather.  His wife Edwina works for Coffee County Schools, and sings along with the Bell Buckle Praise Band which David leads.  Both David and Edwina are also active in leadership in the Highland Rim Emmaus group.

 

Personal en la IMU Bell Buckle

Rev. Eric Little es el más reciente a nuestro equipo, y llegó a la IMU Bell Buckle en julio 2016.  De Murfreesboro, vive con su esposa Meghan en Shelbyville, junto con su primera hija Olivia, que nació en abril 2017.  Eric ganó su licenciatura y maestría en español en MTSU y su maestría de divinidad en la Universidad de Duke.  El pastor Eric tiene soltura en español y portugués, y ha vivido en lugares diversos como el estado de Maine, Portugal, y Brazil.  Su esposa Meghan trabaja como faculdad de educación y coordinadora de computación académica en el Colegio Metodista Martin de Pulaski, TN.  En su tiempo libre le gusta pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos jugando juegos y viajando.


El Hnro. David Pate es el director de música, un papel que sirve con mucho entusiasmo y alegría.  David es especialista de terapía de familia y casamiento. Es fundador y director del Family Counseling Center, un centro de terapía para familias basado en fe cristiana, con oficinas en Manchester, McMinnville, Shelbyville y Winchester.  Tiene un bachillerado de música y una maestría de la educación cristiana y de terapía.  Sus hijos se han crecido y es abuelo.  Su esposa Edwina trabaja en las Escuelas del Condado Coffee, y canta con el grupo de música sobre el cual David tiene liderazgo.  Ambos de ellos participan con el grupo de Emmaus del Highland Rim.

David and Edwina Pate