Pastor Lorraine McNeal was born in the grand state of Texas and raised in the East Bay.  She’s a graduate of U.C. Berkeley (B.A. in Social Welfare), California State University at San Francisco (Master’s in Social Welfare), and Pacific School of Religion (Master’s of Divinity).

She has pastored seven churches in her 33 years of service in the United Methodist Church.

She is passionate in supporting people grow in their faith and looks forward to sharing in the work of Spiritual Formation at SRVUMC.

In her spare time, she practices Ikebana flower arranging and enjoys swimming and reading