The 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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Lily White

As a member of the congregation, Lily has been a part of the UBC family for over fifteen years. The last time the church was searching for a Music Minister, Lily stepped in as Interim. As UBC searches for a new Music Minister, she is thrilled to be able to...

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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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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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Lily White

As a member of the congregation, Lily has been a part of the UBC family for over fifteen years. The last time the church was searching for a Music Minister, Lily stepped in as Interim. As UBC searches for a new Music Minister, she is thrilled to be able to...

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Steve Boyles

Steve has been a regular substitute organist at UBC and other Austin-area churches. He has also planned and led student worship services at University United Methodist Church in Austin, TX, and University Temple United Methodist Church in Seattle, WA, where he also started a new Taizé service. He is a...

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Bruno Barbosa

Bruno Barbosa is a fifth-year senior pursuing a BA in English and a BM in Vocal Performance at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Brian Minnick

Tenor Brian Minnick has sung extensively throughout the Boston, Washington D.C and Seattle areas. He is excited to continue his career in Austin. In 2015 he received his Masters in Opera Performance from the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has recently performed with One...

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Samantha Morales

Samantha Morales is a native of El Paso, Texas and a proud alumna of the University of Texas at El Paso where she studied as a Lyric Soprano. She received her BA in Vocal Performance with a minor in Secondary Education. She’s recently moved to Austin to expand her vocal...

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Joseph Quintana

Joseph Quintana is a recent University of Texas at Austin Graduate School alumnus. Favorable credits with the department of Theatre and Dance include Lead Mariachi in Esperanza Rising, Kevin Rosario in In the Heights, Pirandello in Pirandello a new musical, and Tanner in Rose Made Man a new opera. Past...

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Megan Thibodeaux

Megan is a senior voice performance and psychology major at the University of Texas. She studies voice with David Small and has been a member of Chamber Singers for 3 years. After she graduates, she plans to attend grad school and continue studying voice. She hopes to sing operatic roles...

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Whitney Wick

Whitney is so happy to be part of University Baptist community!  She graduated from Baylor University in 2015 and has been teaching choir at Brentwood Christian School in North Austin for three years. Her choirs have received many prestigious awards including TAPPS 4A choir state championship award. Whitney is passionate...

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The Rev. Amelia Fulbright

The Rev. Amelia Fulbright is the Founding Minister and Executive Director of Labyrinth Progressive Student Ministry, an ecumenical Christian community at UT. The University Baptist Church supports Labyrinth in collaboration with five other congregations. College was an important period of spiritual growth and awakening for Amelia, and she hopes to...

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The Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune

The Rev. Dr. Larry Bethune served as Senior Pastor at the University Baptist Church in Austin from 1987 to 2017. He is also the Immediate past President of the American Baptist Churches of the South and former president of its Ministers Council. Larry serves as Senior Pastor Emeritus in his work at...

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