The Reverend Kathy La Point-Collup joined the Asbury UMC staff in July 2018. Pastor Kathy has also served United Methodist Churches in Elk Grove, Sutter Creek, Linden and Modesto–all in California. She experienced a call to ordained ministry in High School and completed her B.A. at University of the Pacific in Stockton, Ca and Masters of Divinity at Drew University School of Theology in Madison, New Jersey. Throughout her ministry Kathy has had a passion for small group ministry, mission trips, preaching, walking with people through difficult times, justice ministries and helping the church be in service to the local community. Kathy was primary organizer in the NetworX program in Elk Grove and is delighted to be volunteering with Partners for Change.Kathy is married to Steve Collup who is a retired helicopter and airplane mechanic. In her free time, Kathy enjoys traveling, snorkeling, walking, reading, going to movies/live theater and baking/gourmet cooking.