The Rev. Cardelia Howell-Diamond began her pastorate with Christ church in May of 2013. She has previously served other congregations as co-pastor, associate pastor, youth pastor, and children’s minister in Tennessee and Texas. She and her husband Steve have three children Kai, Sam, and Wyatt. She currently serves as Coordinator of Women’s Ministries for the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Cardelia received her BS in Family Studies with an emphasis on Substance Abuse Counseling from Texas Tech University in 2001. She earned her Master’s of Divinity from Memphis Theological Seminary in 2005 and was ordained in September 2006.