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Rev. Eddie Kahler

Pastor/Director

Eddie is an ordained elder in the Central Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church and received his Master of Divinity degree from Duke University Divinity School (MDiv ’17). Prior to being appointed at TCU Wesley, Eddie served as the associate pastor at Genesis UMC in southwest Fort Worth.


Eddie and his wife, Laura, met as undergrads at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas (he studied Christian ministry; she studied nursing). The two graduated and were married in the summer of 2014 before moving to Durham, NC, for seminary. Eddie and Laura have lived in Fort Worth for the last five years. Laura currently serves as a nurse supervisor at Baylor All Saints Medical Center. Aside from ministry, Eddie enjoys cooking, following a collection of sports teams, and spending time with Laura and their dog, Ruby. 


Eddie comes to TCU Wesley with experience in urban and rural church settings as well as campus ministry. He is passionate about coming alongside people on their journey to faith in Christ.

Lexi Pepper

Student President

Hometown: Plano, Texas

Major/Minor: Entrepreneurship + Psychology w/ a Leadership Emphasis | 2024

Favorite Sonic Drink: Cherry Limeade

Fun Fact: Crocodiles can't stick their tongues out!

My favorite thing about Wesley: The people who push me to grow!

Josie Burrell

Communications

Hometown: Louisburg, Kansas

Major/Minor: Social Work/Pre-Law; Poli Sci | Class of 2026
Favorite Sonic Drink: Cherry Limeade
Fun Fact: My family raises buffalo.
My favorite thing about Wesley: The dinners on Wednesdays!

Alyssa England

Freshley

Hometown: Kwajalein, Marshall Islands

Major/Minor: Movement Science/Child Development + Spanish for Health Professionals

Favorite Sonic Drink: Cranberry Limeade

Fun Fact: Sevilla has more orange trees than any other city in the world!

My favorite thing about Wesley: I love everything about Wesley! It's my absolute favorite place. But if I had to choose one, I would definitely say the community and bonds that go beyond just the weekly services.

Madelyn Peterson

Community

Hometown: Haslet, Texas

Major/Minor: Music Education | 2024

Favorite Sonic Drink: Cherry Coke

Fun Fact: Tulips crashed the Dutch economy in the 1600s because people loved them so much that they were worth more than gold!

My favorite thing about Wesley: The people! Wesley is a Christ-centered community that makes people stick together and form close relationships!

Mary Claire Probasco

Mission

Hometown: Bedford, Texas
Major/Minor: Early Childhood Education | Class of 2026
Favorite Sonic Drink: Ocean Water
Fun Fact: I did competitive swimming for 8 years.
My favorite thing about Wesley: The community. Everyone is so welcoming and kind. Wesley has been helping my faith grow in college, and I have made amazing friendships and memories along the way.

Mariah Fusco

Associate Director

My name is Mariah Fusco and I am from Boyd, Texas. I graduated from McMurry University in 2019 where I majored in Christian Ministry and minored in Sociology. Following my degree from McMurry University I received a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Pastoral Care from Perkins School of Theology at SMU. Along with ministry, I enjoy gardening, writing, video games, and taking my dog (Buddy) for his afternoon walk!

Raina Armstrong

Spiritual Growth

Hometown: The Colony, Texas

Major/Minor: Spanish and Youth Advocacy/Psychology | 2024

Favorite Sonic Drink: Strawberry Limeade 

Fun Fact: Raina is learning American Sign Language! 

My favorite thing about Wesley: The people are friendly!

Lillie Davidson

Outreach

Hometown: Arlington, Texas
Major/Minor: Journalism/Political Science | Class of 2025
Favorite Sonic Drink: Cherry Vanilla Coke
Fun Fact: I work for the Texas Rangers!
My favorite thing about Wesley: The random adventures we go on together like going to get ice cream!

Cat Jimenez

Service

Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
Major/Minor: Criminal Justice | Class of 2024
Favorite Sonic Drink: Blue coconut Slush
Fun Fact: There are no known orca attacks in the wild, only in captivity.
My favorite thing about Wesley: The sense of familiarity that comes rather quickly when you’re there.

Emma Piyakhun

Worship

Hometown: Melissa, Texas

Major/Minor: Music Education | Class of 2024

Favorite Sonic Drink: Vanilla Coke and Strawberry Limeade

Fun Fact: The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland.

My favorite thing about Wesley: Getting to make new friends!

Jessica Rowe

Wednesday Night Coordinator

Hometown: Haslet, Texas

Major/Minor: Music Education | Class of 2025

Favorite Sonic Drink: Blue Raspberry Slush with Nerds

Fun Fact: Armadillos doggy paddle when they swim.

My favorite thing about Wesley: The people who go to Wesley!

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