Rachel went to college at the University of New Mexico and graduated with a degree in Family Studies. After college, not wanting to have to pay bills and get a real job. Rachel moved to Fort Worth as a US-2 Missionary in 1998 and served two years at the United Community Centers.
After her two years of service, Rachel began working at a Domestic Violence Shelter in Arlington. While working as a Child Advocate, Rachel felt a call to ministry and began attending Brite Divinity. Rachel was ordained a Deacon in 2007.
In 2003 Rachel took a position with the Central Texas Conference, as the Director of Central Texas Conference Youth in Mission. While serving with CTCYM Rachel met Steve. They were married in 2007. Rachel then took an appointment at Austin Avenue United Methodist Church, in Waco.
Steve and Rachel have two children together, Eliza (5) and Liam (3).
Rachel began serving at Euless First UMC in January 2013.
Rachel enjoys creative outlets like cooking, sewing, decorating, painting. She also enjoys family fun, travel, and Pinterest.