Our Pastor



Pastor Chuck Crane

Pastor Chuck Crane has been our pastor here since June of 2011.  He resides in the parsonage next door to the church with his wife of 43 years, Pam Crane.  Pastor Chuck has served as a Local Licensed Pastor in the United Methodist Church for the past 7 years.  In the summer of 2012 Chuck graduated from SMU Perkins school of Theology Course of Study and is a candidate for ordained ministry in the United Methodist Church.  

Chuck has been active for many years in ministry’s within the Methodist church including Stephen Ministry, Food Bank, Lay Speaker training and Walk to Emmaus.  

He has a degree in Business Marketing from Texas A&M University and has many years of practical experience working with the public as a large volume retail furniture store manager and co-owner of their family business with his wife Pam.  

Chuck and Pam are blessed to have raised 3 children and currently have 2 grandchildren who live in Austin and Bryan Texas.  Chuck’s main hobby is gospel music, playing both the mandolin and guitar.  Pam is involved in several mission outreach programs that are supported by her jewelry making business. They both also enjoy fly fishing our wonderful hill country rivers and lakes.  

They are thrilled to be serving our church here in Utopia.