Dr. Kevin Boyd has been pastor of Saint Paul Presbyterian Church since 2004. He grew up in the Sharpstown neighborhood of Houston. Kevin has been a pastor for more than 20 years. He was chaplain of Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, pastor of United Presbyterian Church in Walhalla, N.D., associate pastor of Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Port Arthur, pastor of Gonzales Presbyterian Church in Gonzales, Texas, and senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church in McAlester, Okla. He was organizing pastor of the Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church new church development in Katy. Kevin has a bachelor of science degree from Lamar University in Beaumont, and master of divinity and doctor of divinity degrees from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. An accomplished guitarist, he enjoys writing and performing Christian music and has had several songs published. He shares his love of music with his wife, Carlette, a teacher. The Boyds have two grown children, Christy and Carey, and enjoy camping, gardening and playing with their Shelties.
Lynne Ruth is church administrator at Saint Paul, where she has worked 20 years. Lynne is a Fellow in Church Administration Level II from the Administrative Personnel Association of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). She has two grown daughters, one son-in-law and one grandson. Raised in nearby Bellaire, she has lived in the Houston area most of her life. She graduated from Bellaire High School and attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches.
Sara Plant, director of Early Childhood Ministries and longtime member of Saint Paul Presbyterian Church, recognized her interest in early childhood development while working in our program during summers while a teenager. She earned a bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy at the University of Texas at San Antonio. After many years as an OT involved in direct patient care and medical sales, Sara was fortunate to take time to focus on her husband and three daughters. She joined the Early Childhood Ministries program full time in 2006 and has served as director since 2008.