District Superintendent

Rev. Andy Noel

Phone: 713-222-0117

Email: anoel(at)txcumc.org

Rev. Andy Noel served Atascocita UMC from 2008 until he was appointed as Central South District Superintendent in 2014. His vision focused on mission work in the community, growth of the body of Christ in professions of faith, and Christian discipleship. Andy has a high energy level and has experience leading both traditional and contemporary worship. He loves to preach and to integrate drama and contemporary issues into the proclamation of the Word.

Andy came into the ministry of the church in 1999, and prior church appointments include Pastor of Bering Memorial UMC, Pastor of Montgomery UMC in the Lake Conroe area, and Associate Pastor of St. Luke’s UMC in River Oaks.

Prior to Andy’s call to ministry, he had a 19-year career in information technology sales and sales management. Andy is married to former Judge Katie Kennedy, now a legal mediator, and he has two children, Katherine (27) and Rebecca (14). Katherine resides in Perryton, Texas. “Becca” is in the eighth grade.

Andy graduated summa cum laude from Southern Methodist University in Dallas in 1980 with undergraduate degrees in English and Business. He graduated magna cum laude from Perkins School of Theology at SMU in 2003 with a Masters of Divinity. Andy is working on his Doctor of Ministry at Duke Divinity School with an emphasis in Christian leadership.

Andy’s outside interests include golf, staying physically fit, gardening, reading, and having fun with the Noel girls.