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Rev. Gayla Rapp

Senior Pastor

Rev. Gayla Rapp is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church with over 20 years experience in the Kansas West and Kansas East Conferences. She is proud of her Kansas heritage, having been born in Kansas to parents who were both born and raised on Kansas farms. Gayla is a graduate of Southwestern College in Winfield, KS (BA in Philosophy and Religion) and Drew University Theological School, Madison New Jersey (MDiv).

Gayla has served in a variety of church settings--urban and rural--small, medium and large size churches as well as campus ministry. She has found blessings in every size and setting of ministry. Gayla loves ministry in the local church, since it gives her the opportunity to meet and relate to people in all ages and stages of life. Her particular passions in ministry include vibrant worship and ministry with children and youth. Gayla is excited to serve at Asbury Church where thoughtful and compassionate people of faith are creating a community where all are welcome.

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