Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune

The Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune has been Senior Pastor at the University Baptist Church in Austin since 1987. He is also the Immediate past President of the American Baptist Churches of the South and former president of its Ministers Council. Raised in the Houston area, he earned a B.A. in...

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Rev. Stephanie Cooper

Stephanie Cooper hails from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, and she joined the UBC family in spring of 2014. Stephanie graduated from Georgetown College in 2007 with a B.A. in Religion and then pursued her Master of Divinity at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary where she graduated in 2010.

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Landry Duvall, M.M.

Landry recently completed the Master of Music Degree in Church Music and Choral Conducting at Baylor University where he was a student of Dr. Lynne Gackle. He served as Graduate Assistant Conductor to the Baylor University Concert Choir and Baylor Bella Voce while also assisting in lecture with undergraduate Choral...

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Robert Carter

Born and raised in Austin, TX, Robert received a BA in Electronic Media & Communication from Texas Tech in May of 2008. After moving back to Austin, Robert worked as a media consultant, legal assistant, process server, and private investigator before coming to work at UBC.

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James Ingram

James is a Kansas native and was raised on a cattle ranch. He was a supply clerk in the Marine Corps, then worked in residential construction and remodeling until he attended the University of Kansas and the University of Malaga in Spain. He received a BA in Latin American Studies...

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Paul Taylor

Paul has been a member of UBC for more than twenty years, but he first joined the administrative staff in December 2012. During his career he has worked as a carpenter, taught English at Texas A&M University, and launched an educational software company. He holds a theater degree from Baylor...

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Arnold Villela

Arnold joined the UBC staff in January 2014. He has worked in the food industry for 10 years with 7 of those years in management, and he’s worked in the custodial field for 22 years with 8 of those years supervising janitorial crews. Between Arnold and his wife, Melissa, they...

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