Meet the Staff
The Rev. Magrey deVega
The Rev. Magrey deVega assumed his role as Senior Pastor at Hyde Park United Methodist in July 2015, a homecoming celebration of sorts, as he had served as Associate Pastor at Hyde Park from 2000 to 2007. He grew up in the Tampa Bay area and received his bachelor’s degree from Eckerd College before going on to earn a Master of Divinity degree from United Theological Seminary of Dayton, Ohio. From 2007 to 2015, he served as pastor of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Cherokee, Iowa. He has two daughters, Grace and Madelyn.
The Rev. Kim Uchimura
The Rev. Kim Uchimura joined Hyde Park in July 2016. She previously served as the Pastor of First United Methodist Church of Mount Dora. Prior appointments include The Well and St. Andrew’s, both in Brandon. A second-career pastor, she previously spent 17 years in the banking industry. She and her husband Greg have three grown children: Katherine (and her husband Bobby and their daughter Avery); Michael; and Elizabeth. She shares responsibilities of preaching and pastoral care, and will guide and supervise our Program Staff to coordinate all of our programs and ministries.
Children and Youth Ministries
Director of Children’s Ministries
Director of Youth Ministries
Asst. Director of Children’s Ministries, Preschool
Asst. Director of Youth Ministry
Admin. Asst. for Children’s and Youth Ministries
Asst. Director of Children’s Ministries, Elementary
Congregational Care and Discipleship Ministries
Missions and Outreach
The Portico Campus
Operations and Administration