Welcome to Dexter United Methodist Church!

Meet our Pastor of Family Ministries


Pastor Denise Kasischke

Pastor of Family Ministries


Denise Kasischke has two passions in life, to love her family by leading them to love Jesus and help as many other families do the same.  Denise moved to Dexter in 2010 with her husband and two children from Southern California to be the Children and Family Minister at Dexter United Methodist Church.

Denise was born in Ohio and grew-up in Shawnee, Kansas.  She attended Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan for Religion/Business and secondary Education training and Fuller Theological Seminary for her MA in Religion with a specialty in Family Life Education.

At church Denise works with the fantastic Children and Family Ministry Team who are dedicated to helping families grow in their knowledge and love Jesus Christ.

Fun Facts About Denise

Favorite Bible Verse
Joshua 1:9 (NRSV) - I hereby command you; Be strong and courageous, do not be frightened or dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.
Favorite Theologian
Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Favorite Children's Bible
The Jesus Storybook Bible
Gardening, trying new recipes to make from the food in the garden, walks with her husband, movies, hanging out with her kids, talking with friends over coffee, and storytelling.