Staff

Rev. Collin Taylor (left), pictured at his ordination with his father, Rev. Bill Taylor and brother Rev. Dr. Dawson Taylor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rev. Collin B. Taylor
Position:  Pastor
E-mail:  CollinTaylor@GraceInTheHeights.org

Rev. Collin B. Taylor was appointed to Grace United Methodist Church in July of 2014.  Collin was ordained as an elder in the Methodist Church in June of 2012.  Previously, he has served as an associate Pastor at Memorial Drive UMC, and First UMC in Plano, TX.  Collin is married to Abby Taylor who is the principal at Sinclair Elementary School in Timbergrove.  They have two daughters, Riley born on April 6, 2010 and Paige, born on December 24, 2012 and one son, Brooks, born on December 7, 2015.  Collin is an avid runner, having completed several half marathons.

 

 



Bethany Cuenod
Position: Office Manager
E-mail: Bethany@GraceInTheHeights.org

Bethany Cuenod is a recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a Master's degree in Psychology. However, her skills do not solely exist in academia. She has worked as a graphic designer and marketing manager for several years. Bethany is married to Andrew Woronowicz and they are parents to a happy baby boy named Maximus born October 9, 2016 (pictured left). She enjoys hiking and competing in roller derby.

 

 

 

Justin Langham
Position:  Director of Music Ministries
E-mail:  Justin@GraceInTheHeights.org

Justin Langham is an active freelance musician, composer, arranger, and teacher in Houston. Originally from Mobile, AL, Justin earned a double Bachelor’s degree in Trumpet Performance and Composition from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, and earned his Masters in Trumpet Performance at the University of Houston. He is a member of the Houston Civic Symphony and has performed frequently with the Houston Ballet Orchestra. Past teachers include Dr. Peter Wood, Dr. Eric Yates, and Jim Vassallo.  

            As a composer and arranger, Justin has written for all instrumentations in all styles.  Some notable works include his Concertino for Euphonium was premiered by virtuoso soloist Kyohei Ando in Tokyo, Japan in 2013, and a transcription of “Cantate Domino” by composer David Ashley White for choir and wind ensemble that was premiered at the Texas Music Educators Association Conference in February of 2016.

            An avid educator, Mr. Langham maintains an active private teaching studio with students around the greater Houston area, and is Adjunct Professor of Music Theory at Lone Star College Montgomery.

            Mr. Langham is also a founding member of Deux Voix, a nationally recognized, Houston-based trumpet and organ duo known for their “exciting performance style and virtuosity.” Along with organist, Stephen Distad, Deux Voix maintains an active national touring schedule, performing in some of the most prominent churches and Cathedrals in the country such as the Mayo Clinic Medical Center in Rochester, Minnesota, The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina and St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. Some upcoming concert locations include trips to Georgia, South Carolina, Maine, Kansas, Florida, and Washington.

 

Corbin Young
Position:  Organist
From an early age, Corbin has always had a love for church music. Originally from Port Arthur, Texas, Corbin began piano lessons at the age of 8 with being a church musician as the end goal. His first position as church musician was with St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church and out of necessity, taught himself to play the organ. From there, he became principal organist and choir director for Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Currently, he holds 2 positions as a staff accompanist for St. Anne's Catholic Church and principal organist for Grace United Methodist Church. 

In addition to his church duties, Corbin is self-employed as an interior designer and is principal in his own design firm.