Minister of Patsoral Care
Meet our new part-time Minister of Pastoral Care, Rev. Debbie Gara. Debbie is an ordained Deacon in the United Methodist Church and both she and her husband, Dan have been long time United Methodists. Debbie has served many churches throughout our Annual Conference. Many of you have heard her preach here, and you may have met her already, as she and Dan have been attending LBUMC in recent months. At one time Dan was our Cal-Pac Conference treasurer, and he is a gifted and experienced Bible study leader. Debbie and Dan reside in Laguna Niguel. Debbie and Dan have been married for 18 years. They lost their first spouses within 4 months of one another in 2000 and 2001. Between the two of them there have 4 adult children and 9 grandchildren ranging from 14 months to 21 years.