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Meet the Pastoral Care Team at Methodist Dallas Medical Center

Rev. Caesar Rentie – Vice President of Pastoral Care, Methodist Health System
Rev. Rentie received a Master of Theological Studies from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University in 1997 and currently serves as a local pastor for the North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Interpersonal Communications from Oklahoma University. While at OU, Caesar played football for the Oklahoma Sooners. During that time, the Sooners won four Big Eight Conference titles, one national championship title and made four Orange Bowl appearances. Caesar was drafted into the NFL by the Chicago Bears in the 7th round and played offensive tackle under head coach Mike Ditka. In 1991 he was the 1st round draft pick for the New York New Jersey Knights in the World League of American Football. After his football career, Caesar accepted his call into ministry.

Rev. Dr. Elias LopezDirector of Pastoral Services, Methodist Health System
Rev. Lopez attended Southern Methodist University and is a graduate of Perkins School of Theology with a Master of Divinity degree. He also completed his doctoral work at Perkins receiving his Doctor of Ministry. Rev. Lopez completed his Clinical Pastoral Education residency at Children’s Medical Center. He is an Ordained Minister in the Church of God (Cleveland, TN), a Pentecostal denomination, and serves as lead pastor for Iglesia de Dios Filadelfia in Grand Prairie. Elias serves as the Director for his denomination’s district Christian education program.

Rev. Beatriz Pacheco –ACPE Educator, Manager Pastoral Services, Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Rev. Beatriz Pacheco is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church and a member of the North Texas Conference. Rev. Pacheco is a graduate of Seminario Biblico Latinoamericano in San Jose, Costa Rica, with a Bachelors of Theology and Perkins School of Theology with a Master of Divinity. Beatriz completed her CPE training at Methodist Health System in Dallas, Texas. She is certified by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) as Associate Supervisor.

Carlos Lopez - Staff Chaplain, Methodist Dallas Medical Center

Rev. David ImpwiStaff Chaplain, Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Rev. Impwi is an ordained Methodist minister. He is a graduate of and currently a Doctor of Ministry Candidate at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University. Rev. Impwi serves as staff chaplain at Methodist Charlton Medical Center

Patricia Johnson Executive Assistant, Pastoral Care Department, Methodist Dallas Medical Center