6701 Smithfield Rd.
North Richland Hills, TX 76182
Phone: 817-281-0314
Email: office@smithfieldumc.org

Traditional Service: 8:30 AM
Sunday School 9:45 AM
Contemporary Service: 10:50 AM

Church Staff

These are the members of the Smithfield UMC Staff.

Mike Kerzee

Rev. James Michael (Mike) Kerzee grew up in Copperas Cove, Texas.  He graduated from Southwest Texas State University with his Bachelor’s in History and Speech Communications and his teaching certificate.  He taught and coached for Copperas Cove ISD for 20 years.  He is a Mandel Fellow of the United States Holocaust Museum.  He completed his…

Roberta Ballester

Roberta Ballester has been with Smithfield United Methodist Church since 2006.  She is a lifelong Christian.  Roberta is married to Tony Ballester and has two sons, Jonathan and Thomas.  She enjoys traveling and taking cruises, reading romance novels and spending time with her family. What kind of pizza do you like best? Pepperoni Who is…

Trena Burden

Trena Burden has served in the Smithfield UMC Music Department for the past five years. She is currently the Music Director and Accompanist for the congregation. Playing the piano has been a constant in her life since the age of 4, and she has been playing for Sunday School or church services since she was in the…

Janet Taylor

I was born in Lone Star, Texas, and I grew up in Daingerfield, Texas. I met my husband, Larry, on a blind date. We have been married since 1991. We have one wonderful son, Jeff. We live in North Richland Hills. I have been a member of Smithfield UMC since 1997. I taught Sunday School,…

Kirsti Frausto

I was born and raised in Southern California. I met my husband Ernie when I was 14 and he was 15 years old. We married soon after I graduated high school and this December we celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary! We have 2 beautiful daughters and 4 wonderful grandchildren that I love dearly. I have…

Sara Barrett

I grew up in the area and graduated from Richland High School. I went on to study political science at Texas Christian University. I quickly discovered my calling was to be a stay at home wife and mother. I have three beautiful children and a husband who works hard to care and provide for his…

Katy Cating

My name is Katy Cating and I am not only a staff member but a church member as well. I have been part of the SUMC family for almost 9 years. My husband and I were married in this church and both of my boys were born into this church. I have been a member…

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