Rev. Rebecca Lynn Minor, Pastor

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Pastor Becca grew up in Hampton Roads and graduated from woodside High School in Newport News in 1999. She attended Shenandoah University for undergrad where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Religion in 2003. Becca then attended Duke Divinity School of Duke University where she received her Master of Divinity in 2006.

Becca began her ministry in her first appointment at a two-point Charge in Montross Virginia (Edgewater UMC and Andrew Chapel UMC). She served them faithfully for 5 years. In 2011 she was ordained as an elder. She received her second appointment also in 2011 (Heathsville UMC) she was pastor there for the past 9 years.

Becca is married to her husband Rodney and together they have 4 children: sons Austin (22) and Ethan (17) and Daughters Dakota (23) and JeyLynn (9).

Rev. Barb Jacobs, Minister of Congregational Life


Born and raised in the far west end of Richmond, Barb was educated in Henrico County Schools.  She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Westhampton College of the University of Richmond and her Master of Divinity degree from Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond.


She served on the clergy staff at Fredericksburg United Methodist Church three years prior to being appointed pastor at Zion United Methodist Church in 2002.    Ordained an Elder in the Virginia Conference in 2005, Barb continued serving Zion until 2015.  Since 2016, Barb has served as Minister of Congregational Life at Tappahannock Memorial United Methodist Church, where she assists in visitation, preaching, pastoral care, and developing outreach ministries (Fishin’ Fun Club, Harvest Festival, RockFish Band, Bell Choir, Christmas Parade, etc.).  Barb enjoys cultivating creativity in worship through drama, music, and the visual arts.


Barb is married to Alan Jacobs—her partner in ministry for thirty-nine years.  They are parents to one daughter, Robin, and grandparents to two granddaughters, Ellie (7) and Baylee (3). 

Cindy Huber, Administrative Assistant


Cindy returned to Tappahannock Memorial UMC as the Administrative Assistant in October of 2019.  She previously worked at TMUMC from June, 2015 - February, 2018.  After her 15+ year career in law enforcement and security management ended due to medical reasons, Cindy worked part-time as a substitute teacher and later as the Site Director of the YMCA “After School Program” that was held at Tappahannock Elementary from 2013 - 2015.  She enjoys fishing and spending time with her dog in her free time.