Meet Our Ministers and Staff

Meet the Pastoral Care Team at Methodist Health System

The talents, compassion, and dedication of these individuals form the foundation of pastoral care at Methodist Health System.

Rev. Caesar Rentie – Vice President of Pastoral Care, Methodist Health System

Rev. Rentie received a Master of Theological Studies from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University in 1997 and currently serves as a local pastor for the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Interpersonal Communications from Oklahoma University. While at OU, Caesar played football for the Oklahoma Sooners. During that time, the Sooners won four Big Eight Conference titles, one national championship title and made four Orange Bowl appearances. Caesar was drafted into the NFL by the Chicago Bears in the 7th round and played offensive tackle under head coach Mike Ditka. In 1991 he was the 1st round draft pick for the New York New Jersey Knights in the World League of American Football. After his football career, Caesar accepted his call into ministry.

Rev. Beatriz Pacheco –Manager Pastoral Services, Methodist Dallas

Rev. Beatriz Pacheco is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church and a member of the North Texas Conference. Rev. Pacheco is a graduate of Seminario Biblico Latinoamericano in San Jose, Costa Rica, with a Bachelors of Theology and Perkins School of Theology with a Master of Divinity. Beatriz completed her CPE training at Methodist Health System in Dallas, Texas. She is certified by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) as Associate Supervisor.

Rev. Willacin Precious Gholston - Manager of CPE Programs, Manager Pastoral Services, Methodist Health System

Rev. Precious Gholston is an ordained elder in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. An avid scholar, Rev. Gholston graduated with highest honors from Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, North Carolina. She later obtained her Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan and a Master of Divinity from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. Rev. Gholston was certified by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) as a CPE Supervisor in the fall of 2014. She completed her CPE training at Methodist Health System in Dallas, Texas. Prior to her Chaplaincy career, Rev. Gholston served in global missions as Executive Director of an AIDS Center in Lobatse, Botswana (Southern Africa), an agency of the AME Church.

Rev. Elias Lopez - Director of Pastoral Services, Methodist Mansfield

Rev. Lopez attended Southern Methodist University and is a graduate of Perkins School of Theology with a Master of Divinity. He is currently a Doctor of Ministry candidate at Perkins. Rev. Lopez completed his Clinical Pastoral Education residency at Children’s Medical Center. He is an Ordained Minister in the Church of God (Cleveland, TN), a Pentecostal denomination, and serves as the lead pastor for a Spanish speaking congregation in Grand Prairie.

Donny Marandure- Manager Pastoral Services, Methodist Richardson

Chaplain Marandure completed his CPE Residency at Methodist Health System. He is a graduate of Andrews University, a Seventh Day Adventist University. He attends Mosaic Christian Fellowship where he is an associate pastor and involved in the music ministry. Chaplain Marandure is originally from Zimbabwe.

Rev. Jae-Hee LeeStaff Chaplain, Methodist Dallas Medical Center

Rev. Lee is an ordained Methodist minister. She is a graduate of Methodist Theological University in Seoul, Korea and a graduate of Perkins School of Theology, SMU. She has completed nine units of CPE at Methodist Health System.

Rev. David ImpwiStaff Chaplain, Methodist Charlton Medical Center

Rev. Impwi is an ordained Methodist minister. He is a graduate of and currently a Doctor of Ministry Candidate at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. Rev. Impwi serves as staff chaplain at Methodist Charlton Medical Center.

Rev. Stephanie DrewStaff Chaplain, Methodist Charlton Medical Center

Rev. Drew received her Bachelor of Science from Jarvis Christian College and earned her Masters of Art majoring in Christian Counseling from Oral Roberts University. Rev. Drew is an ordained Elder in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and serves as the Associate Pastor of the Kirkwood Temple CME Church.
Chaplain Philip Hirsch – Staff Chaplain Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Chaplain Philip Hirsch has completed nine units of Clinical Pastoral Education – one year of ACPE CPE residency at Methodist Health System and one year at Parkland Health and Hospital System. Chaplain Hirsch is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan College and Yale Divinity School.

Debbie Seider, RN, MSN, Faith Community Nursing Coordinator MHS

Debbie is a registered nurse with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from Baylor University. She began her career in the clinical areas of nephrology and transplant nursing. In 1999 Debbie joined the Pastoral Care Department as a Faith Community Nursing Coordinator while also completing an Extended Unit of ACPE Clinical Pastoral Education. She is a member and an ordained deacon of First Baptist Church, Richardson, TX.

Doris Giles, MS, RN – Faith Community Nursing Coordinator for Methodist Health System, based at Methodist Charlton.

Doris earned her Associate Degree in Nursing from El Centro College and her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science with a major in Nursing Education from Texas Woman’s University. She also received certificates of successful completion of the following educational programs in preparation for the role of Coordinator: Basic Preparation Course for Parish Nurses (2001), Basic Preparation for Parish Nurse Coordinators (2001), Extended Unit of ACPE Clinical Pastoral Education (2002), and Parish Nurse Educator Training (2004). She serves as an Educational Partner to the International Parish Nurse Resource Center to teach the Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course locally. Doris joined the Pastoral Care Department in 2000. She is an active member of Pleasant Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas, TX.

Rev. Louis Chijioke – Chaplain, Methodist Health System

Rev. Chijioke is a Roman Catholic priest assigned by the Diocese of Dallas to full-time chaplaincy at Methodist Health System. At Methodist Dallas Medical Center he serves the spiritual and sacramental needs of Catholic patients and staff.

Patricia JohnsonExecutive Assistant, Pastoral Care Department, Methodist Dallas Medical Center

Elaine Cannon – CPE Coordinator at Methodist Charlton. Elaine received her Bachelor of Science in Office Systems Management and Associates in Technology from Southern University 1997.

Thelma Osei- Methodist Mansfield Pastoral Services

Chaplain Osei completed eight units of CPE, five at Methodist Health System. Thelma graduated from Southwestern Assemblies of God University and is licensed through the Assemblies of God.