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About Us


We believe in Jesus Christ as our Lord and savior. We welcome people into our fellowship with a generous hospitality, whether, you are passing by or you are looking for a warm place to worship. 

The First United Methodist Church in Port Isabel is a Christian congregation serving the local community. We seek, engage, and encourage others through a life-changing Christian journey.

We seek to be a loving, friendly community that worships God and serves others. We place a high priority on teaching from the Bible and following the example of Jesus.

Our vision is to impact and renew Port Isabel and beyond with the transforming message of Jesus Christ through words and actions. 

Pastor Kay Hooper

She graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College with a triple major- Religion, Philosophy, and Recreation. She graduated from Duke Divinity School with a Master of Divinity and then served full time in the Iowa Annual Conference for her career.

Ana Garcia - Rangel

Office Administrator

Ana Garcia-Rangel has been with our church since 2013. In December 2019, she graduated from Central Texas College with her associate's in paralegal. She is currently enrolled at the California University of Pennsylvania and will graduate in summer 2021 with her bachelor's in legal studies.

Andrew Sebok

Music Director & Pianist

Andrew Sebok is our Part-time Music Director and Pianist for the First United Methodist Church. He graduated from UTRGV – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with his Master’s in Mathematics and Math Education. Aside from music director and pianist, Andrew also works closely with Pastor in providing technology for our Online worship.


Pastor Kay Hooper

Ana Garcia-Rangel

Office Administrator



Mailing Address:

P.O. BOX 1085

Port Isabel, TX 78578

Physical Address:

101 W. Adams

Port Isabel, TX 78578

Office Phone: 956.943.2485


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