Pastor of Students
Cathy is a native of Columbus, Mississippi. She attended The University of Mississippi where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a double major in Instrumental music and Vocal Performance with a minor in History. She also attended Asbury Theological Seminary where she earned two Master of Arts degrees, one in Christian Education with an emphasis in Children, Youth and Young Adult Faith Development and the second in Church Music with an emphasis in Choral Conducting and Vocal Performance.
Cathy heard a call to ministry while serving as a Camp Counselor at Lake Stephens United Methodist Camp at the age of 20. She has served churches in Kentucky and Mississippi as Minister of Music, Children’s Minister, Youth Minister and most recently as Associate Pastor of Worship and Discipleship in a church relocation and plant program for 16 years at Mineral Wells UMC in Olive Branch, MS.
Cathy is married to Rev. Scott Larsen and they have four children: Holly, Ben, Lise Lee, and Laurel.