Lynn Munson Francis

Senior Pastor

Lynn Munson Francis is the senior minister at Laguna Beach United Methodist Church in July, 2017.  She most recently served as the senior minister for the Yorba Linda United Methodist Church for the past seven years.

Although she was born in Chicago, she has lived most of her life in Orange County. She came to Fullerton when she was nine years old and Huntington Beach after she graduated from high school.  Pastor Munson received a BS in Psychology from Vanguard University in Costa Mesa and a Master of Divinity at Claremont School of Theology. She also has completed course work to be a ministry coach.

“My ministry work has focused on revitalization ministries and new ministries,” she says. “I have served on the Board of Congregational Development and currently serve on the District Committee on Ordained Ministry (for the United Methodist Church).”  The mother of three adult children, Pastor Lynn adds, “I always feel drawn to what God is doing next in His church in our world and am passionate about Jesus’ great commission to make disciples by sharing God’s love, acceptance and our witness of Jesus Christ.”