Rev. Matt Curry
Rev. Matthew Alan Curry began his ministry with us on June 1, 2021. Matt is a Texas native who served as pastor of Central Presbyterian Church in Waxahachie, Texas from 2012-2020. He graduated from Midwestern State University with a degree in journalism and political science. Prior to his call to ministry, he was a reporter/editor at several newspapers and The Associated Press. He also served as a legislative aide at the state capitol in Austin.
He received his Masters of Divinity at Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth. He served as minister-in-training at Westminster Presbyterian in Fort Worth and received his clinical pastoral education certification from Dallas Methodist Hospital, where he worked as chaplain. Matt has been involved in prison ministry through the ecumenical Kairos program and volunteered for the Soupmobile homeless feeding program in Dallas and Presbyterian Night Shelter in Fort Worth.
His interests include the intersection of the Bible with the issues of homelessness, poverty, mental illness and immigration, He is also interested in sports and music.
He and his family have done mission work in Honduras, which holds a special place in their hearts. He and his wife Kerry have two children: Jaron, a senior at Texas A&M University and Emma, who will be attending Vanderbilt University in the fall on a cross country/track scholarship.