Rev. Joseph W. Garrett, Lead Pastor
Pastor Joseph has been the Lead Pastor of Living Church at Woodlawn Pointe for over 7 years and has been in the ministry for many years longer. His leadership, direction, and vision has moved the church from a small building to its current sprawling location. With an upward trend in attendance during his ministry, Living Church at Woodlawn Pointe is now broadening its horizon to not only meet the needs of the congregation, but of also the surrounding community. His heartfelt and spirit led preaching and teaching will be sure to inspire and guide on your life's journey.
Rev. Joseph Cuestas, Assistant Pastor
Pastor Cuestas was ordained and installed as the Assistant Pastor of Living Church on February 5th, 2017. He moved to San Antonio in November of 2013 after being honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps as a Sergeant. Prior to joining the military, Pastor Cuestas studied Pastoral Theology in NW Indiana for four years. Upon moving to San Antonio, he began attending Living Church and has been an instrumental part of the music ministry for the church ever since; serving as the principal piano accompanist for the church as well as performing vocal and instrumental solos. In addition to his music ministry, Pastor Cuestas also oversees the church and building websites, church media/sound, and various other duties.
Ms. Shelley Daugherty, Community Chaplain
Shelley Daugherty was ordained and installed as the Community Chaplain of Living Church on January 25th, 2015. Her sweet, tender spirit, and listening ear are vital to her work ministering to those who are often not able to attend church. Chaplain Daugherty often assists with the serving of communion at the 10AM service and coordinates the ministry team for that service as well.
Ms. Lynda Joy Taylor, Children's Teacher
Mr. V. Michael Gomez, Music Director
V. Michael Gomez became the music director at Living Church in August of 2016. In 2010, he received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Texas Lutheran University School of Music in Seguin, Texas where he studied under Beth Bronk, Director of Bands. His principal instrument is tuba. Under his direction, the choir has broadened its repertoire and library extensively. The music at Living Church is diverse ranging from many traditional and sacred hymns to many modern and contemporary songs during the 11AM Celebration. In addition to serving as music director of Living Church, Mr. Gomez is also the artistic director of the Pride of San Antonio Showband.
Board of Directors
Pastor Joseph Garrett, Ex-Officio
Gilbert Lopez, Chair
Tony Sadler, Treasurer
Linda Jo Gonzalez, Secretary
Misha Ortiz, At Large