Texas Regional Director for Center for Youth Ministry Training
Rev. Teresa Kingsbury is a Pastor at Bethany and the Texas Regional Director of Center for Youth Ministry Training (http://cymt.org/). She is currently attending Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in conjunction with CYMT. Teresa graduated in May 2014 from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies and a Certificate of Non-Profit Management. Her ministerial experience includes serving as the Director of Children’s Ministry (1989-1991) and as the volunteer Director of Youth Sunday School (1992-1994) at Laguna Hills United Methodist Church in Laguna Hills, California. Before joining Bethany’s staff professionally, she has also served it in a variety of volunteer capacities including serving as the volunteer Bethany Youth Choir Tours Coordinator for 6 years. Prior to joining the Bethany staff in 2005, Teresa had her own accounting practice serving mostly in the non-profit arena. Teresa and her husband Chris have been married since 1978, have 3 children (Chad, Eric and Kellie), and through their marriages have welcomed 2 additional children (Erin, and Maribeth). In addition, they have 4 grandchildren, Shia, Kate, Miles and Finn. She enjoys the outdoors, cooking, reading and time with family and friends.