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  • Eddie Sharp

    Senior Minister

    Eddie Sharp has been the preaching minister at UA since 2008. He and his wife Annette have a special interest in spiritual formation in all the forms it can take in the life of the church. They have three married children and five grandchildren. 

  • Cary McCall

    Campus Minister

    Cary and his wife Jinny have worked with Longhorns for Christ, UA's campus mission, since 2012. Cary has previously served in campus ministry at the University of Oklahoma, University of Alabama, Abilene Christian University, and Kansas State University. He likes driving his classic Jeep and playing Ms. Pac-Man.

  • dalton johnson

    Youth minister

    Dalton and his wife, Shelby, have been members of University Avenue since 2014, and he has been the youth minister since 2015.  He graduated from Abilene Christian University with a degree in Youth and Family Ministry in 2014 and earned his masters from Austin Graduate School of Theology in 2017.

  • Gary Thornton

    Executive minister

    After 34 years of law practice, several years as a professor at Abilene Christian and Pepperdine Universities and a stint as briefing attorney with the Texas Supreme Court, Gary now devotes a big part of his time each week to administration duties at University Avenue. He and his wife Lee Ann have two daughters and three grandchildren. Gary enjoys hunting and lake sports in Central Texas.

  • Rayma Lynne Chase


    Rayma Lynne Chase has been an Administrative Assistant in the UA Office since 2009. She is a life-long member at UA. She loves people and all four footed things. She gives UA a friendly face.

  • Becki ramsey


    An original Austinite, Becki was a school teacher for many years and then became the UA's accounting administrator in 2002. She has two married sons and a "grandcat."

  • lane McLendon

    campus ministry administration

    Lane has worked with Longhorns for Christ since 2007. She was born in Austin and UA has been a special place for her throughout the years, including her connection to our campus ministry. She and her husband Carl have two children, Bailey and Allyson.