Our Staff

Melissa Hatch – Pastor

Melissa Hatch is so excited to be serving as Button’s newest pastor. A lifelong Methodist and Aggie, she loves preaching, teaching and missions and helping people find a place to belong. She received her Bachelors Degree in English from Texas A&M and her Masters of Divinity from Brite Divinity School at TCU. She is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church and previously served at Prosper UMC, First UMC of Plano and Custer Road UMC. Melissa has been married to Michael, a teacher at Prosper High School, for 18 years and they have 2 children, Madeline (15) and Mitchell (12). She loves napping, spending time with her family and two dogs, Penny & Trevor, and reading all types of books. She also really enjoys traveling and all things Disney!

Antonia Howard-Church Treasurer


Antonia Howard, a woman of faith, relocated her three beautiful children, Antonisha, Tasia, and Ta’Jon from Modesto, CA, to Frisco, TX. Antonia has previous experience as a Church Finance Manager. In that role, Antonia managed the general accounting functions and prepared all financial information to ensure data support monthly and year-end financials. Antonia carries a double A.A.S. degree in Accounting and Computer Science and is a Certified Internal Revenue Tax Preparer Specialist for individuals and small businesses.

Antonia’s passion is providing holistic therapy to women and is a Licensed Certified Massage Therapist, focusing on the psychological, as well as physical relaxation for the body, mind, and spirit connection.

Tiffany Young – Kids Day Out Director

HIllary Slothower – Pianist

Hillary is a Music Education student at the University of North Texas. Along with playing piano for many years at Rock Church in Rockford, IL, she is very excited to share her God-given talents with Button Memorial United Methodist Church.

Office volunteers

Cheryl Anderson

Christina Cunningham

Susan Cox