Bethany Hull Somers


Pastor Bethany Hull Somers is Grace Lutheran Church’s pastor. Pastor Bethany received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and her Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity School. She has been in ministry in various capacities for over 16 years. After growing up and living most of her life in the Pacific Northwest, she marvels at the Texas sun and stops to stare at every agave and prickly pear she sees. Come to Grace to hear her passionate proclamation of God’s wide, radical welcome. Pastor Bethany works Sunday through Thursday and is most reliably in the church office Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10-3. If you would like to meet with her, please reach out via email or phone so that she can ensure availability.

Martha Noblett

Music Director

Martha Goodson-Noblett is a lifelong member of Grace Lutheran Church. She received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in Music Education.

Mark Tezel

Worship Leader

Mark Tezel is a third generation member of Grace. He has been active in parish education, youth ministry, and worship planning for over 40 years. Mark graduated from Texas Lutheran College with B.A. in Theology, and attended Lutheran Seminary Program in the Southwest for two years. Currently, he works for the National Park Service as a training coordinator. Mark and his wife Alicia have four children, each with their own partner, and are expecting their first grandchild in May 2021.

Mo Manuel

Office Manager

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