205 James Street, Boerne, TX 78006 • (830) 249-2565 office | FUMC Preschool - (830) 249-4834
Church Staff and Leadership
Rev. Dr. Ricky Burk
Email | ext. 223
A native of Lubbock, Texas, Dr. Burk received the B. A. in Theology from Southwestern University, Tucson, Arizona in 1984, the M. Th. from Liberty Bible College, Pensacola, Florida in 1987, the Course of Study School certificate from Perkins School of Theology, Dallas, Texas, in 1995, the Advanced Course of Study School certificate from Perkins School of Theology, Dallas, Texas in 1998, and the Doctor of Ministry from Perkins School of Theology, Dallas, Texas in 2000.
Rev. Dr. Russell Miller
Email | ext. 225
A native of Corpus Christi, Rev. Dr. Russell Miller served two United Methodist congregations in the Houston area before moving to Boerne. Ordained a permanent deacon in 1997, he served as Minister of Music and Worship at FUMC Boerne from 1997-2016. In 2016, he transitioned into the role of associate pastor, where his focus is on congregational care, worship, faith formation, and missions. Russell’s wife, Sylvia, continues to serve as Organist and Pianist for our church. The Millers have two adult children and four grandchildren.
Director of Music and Worship
Email | ext. 229
Karen is the Director of Worship and heads up the music and worship support teams and staff. She also works with the Communications team and any part of the church that helps people “Encounter” God. Karen has been married to her husband, Kyle, since 1997 and has two beautiful, hilarious girls and two insufferable cats.
John Paul Spurlock
Director of Family Ministry
Email | ext. 221
As Pastoral Administrator, Lori helps provide pastoral care to our congregation, leads in worship, and provides administrative support to our clergy and staff. A graduate of United Theological Seminary, Lori is a deacon clergy candidate in the United Methodist Church. Lori has been married to Dale for 21 years and they have four amazing sons that keep life lively!