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Meet the BSM Staff!

ShannonShannon Rutherford, Director

Shannon serves as our minister here on campus. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Houston Baptist University and a Master of Divinity from Baylor’s Truett Seminary. Shannon came to UH in 2016 after serving as BSM director at South Plains College in Levelland, TX and College Minister at University Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

You can contact her via carrier pigeon or email:



KaitlynKaitlin Warrington, Associate Director

Kaitlin is from Amarillo, Texas, and has worked at the UH BSM for three years. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Texas Tech University and is working on her Master of Arts in Global Leadership at Dallas Baptist University. She’s married to Mark, and they’ve been married for five years. She loves to travel the world, spend time with family, sip a good cup of coffee, watch Gilmore Girls and play with her Yorkie named Penny.



 KiaraKiara Carter, Intern

Originally from Waco, Kiara spent all of her undergraduate years at UH. Go Coogs!! She studied English Creative Writing Poetry. And when she grows up intends to attend seminary.







 JamesJames Coulson, Intern

James Coulson grew up in Friendswood, TX. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management of Information Systems with a minor in International Area Studies with a focus on Asia. He has visited many places in East and Southeast Asia. James served in a short term mission to Haiti. He likes reading, different cultures, exotic foods, and has an affinity for languages.



GarrettGarrett Luna, Intern

Garrett Luna was born in Midland, TX and grew up in Roswell, NM. He went to college at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, TX. He got his BFA in Studio Art, majored in Ceramics and minor in Sculpture. He is a Campus Missionary Intern and International students is his emphasis. He loves to play any sport, chill out and drink coffee, and play Settlers of Catan even though he’s never won a game. He hopes to share the gospel with many new friends from all over the world right here at the University of Houston.



HannahHannah Pennington, Intern

Hannah is 23 and studied science at the University of Houston and she got her Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry with a minor in Chemistry.
She has two sisters and is the middle child. They have two dogs named Diego and Piper! They are fluff balls and Hannah loves them. She love plants and nature and is a nerd when it comes to trees and flowers! Hannah loves coffee and tea! She will try any type of food but her favorite is all types of bread (French, Nan, sourdough). She loves Jesus and making new friends!



small logoBekah Fort, Ministry Assistant





One Response

  1. Mike Pierce says:

    Hello, I pastor a small congregation in Cypress, Texas, Cypress Cowboy Church. Charles Higgs had suggested that I contact the BSM to see if some students would like to help us build a children’s program at the church. We are truly a rural church in the city, meeting in Cyfair Exhibits Center – the same arena that hosts the CyFair FFA Livestock Show. I would appreciate a response to see if we can start a dialog that would provide someone a ministry opportunity with children.

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