Abraham Ramirez

Senior Pastor

Abraham Ramirez

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Pearsall Methodist Church welcomes their new pastor, (Appointed effective July 2023)  Reverend Abraham Ramirez and his wife, Gracie Vinton Ramirez, both former  Pearsall citizens and Pearsall High School, 1976 graduates. They return to rejoin and serve the community, as the newly appointed Senior Pastor of Pearsall Methodist Church. 

After graduating in 1976, Ramirez attended McMurry College, Abilene, Tx, and Gracie attend the Wintergarden School of Nursing, Dilley, obtaining her LVN. Ramirez later attended SMU in Dallas completing his theological education. He also attended Naval Officer School Newport Rhode Island being commissioned as a Naval Officer. 
Pastor Ramirez has served both God  and Country for 42 years. His pastoral appointments took him and Gracie to many places:
San Mateo UMC, Hillsboro,  El Divino Salvador UMC, Sherman, El Buen Pastor UMC Wichita Falls, El Buen Pastor UMC, Brownsville, El Divino Salvador UMC, San Antonio, El Mesías UMC, Houston, Old River Terrace UMC, Channelview, Govalle UMC, Austin, La Trinidad UMC, Pharr, Pollard Memorial UMC, San Antonio
Donna FUMC & Príncipe de Paz UMC, Donna, La Trinidad UMC Seguin

Ramirez also served as Director of Campus Ministry at the University of Texas Pan American in Edinburg, TX 

Ramirez started out his naval career as a LTJG and completed his military service as a LCDR. Ramirez says although a Naval Officer he spent more times with the USMC, glady serving America’s finest! 
His military service orders were to:
Command Submarine Squadron Seven, Pearl Harbor, Hi
Submarine Base Chapel, Pearl Harbor 
7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st FSSG, FMFPAC, Camp Pendleton, CA 
HQSPTBN Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton, CA
Marine Memorial (Flag Chapel) Marine Corps Base, Camp Pendleton 
Naval Weapons Station, Fallbrook, CA 
MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force USS TARAWA (LHA-1) 
Naval Marine Corps Reserve
1st Battalion, 23rd Marines Houston TX 
USMC Recruiting Station, Houston, TX 
Naval Marine Corps Reserve Unit, San Antonio, TX 
Naval Base, Chapel of Hope, Yokouska, Japan 
The Ramirez's are especially grateful for this privilege and opportunity to continue to serve God in this capacity.