Our Pastors and Staff
Reverend Tracy Cox
Reverend Tracy Cox received her Masters of Divinity from Duke Divinity School. Her Bachelors Degree is from the University of South Carolina in Advertising/Public Relations.
She joins us after previous charges in Blooming Valley, Ingomar and New Brighton Churches.
She is married to the Reverend Gregory Cox, and they have three daughters: Sarah, Rebekah and Elizabeth. Oh, and the family is owned by a gray tabby named Oscar and a dog named Duke.
Mashed potatoes are her favorite food.
- She LOVES the Pirates (and all of our black and gold teams), Duke Basketball, USC football and baseball.
- She loves watching movies with her family and talking about their theological relevance.
- She loves history!
- She LOVES celebrating her birthday (July 16).
"Life is for service. We human beings are meant to be helpers. In fact, the greatest thing we can do in life is to help our neighbors come to know that they are loveable and capable of loving. Anyone who truly knows this will not lose hope." ~ Fred Rogers
Reverend Dean Ziegler
Congregational Care Minister
Reverend Dean Ziegler is our Pastor of Congregational Care. Dean is a recently retired elder in WPAUMC & a retired District Supervisor in the Butler District. Dean is part of the Robert E. Harper Men’s Chorus; loves participating in the CUMC music program & has a passion for photography & macadamia nut cookies! He and his wife, Linda, live in Cranberry Township.
Bryan Sable graduated cum laude with a BA in Music Education from West Liberty State College where he studied piano with David Zapka and composition with Dr. Kenneth Mahy. Sable also holds a M.Ed. in Administration, K-12, from California University of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Professional Core of The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for four years, and served as Assistant Conductor of the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for five years. Sable is an active recitalist and guest conductor in South Western PA, Northern WV, and Eastern Ohio.
Sable serves as a faculty member at City Charter High School, a highly successful urban charter school in the Cultural District of downtown Pittsburgh. There, he teaches Introduction to Music, World Music Drumming, Guitar, Piano, and Chorus. Prior to working at City Charter High School, he served Ohio County Schools in Wheeling, WV, as an elementary and middle school music teacher at Wheeling Middle School, Steenrod Elementary School, and West Liberty Elementary School.
Bryan is Vice President of Voces Solis Pittsburgh's premier vocal chamber ensemble. He has been a featured bass soloist with Voces Solis, and serves as one of the co-conductors of the group.
Sable has served as Music Director at Christ United Methodist Church, Wheeling, and as Music Assistant at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Mt. Lebanon, where he conducted the Bell Choir, Youth Praise Band, and the Canterbury Choir. Bryan was a finalist in the 2014 University of Michigan Organ Improvisation competition, and is so happy to be serving Coraopolis United Methodist Church!
Pat graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Anthropology. She is retired and works part-time here at CUMC. Pat started a non-profit 501(c)3 ministry (Asante Yesu Mission Agency) that supports an indigenous ministry in the Nairobi suburb of Karen, Kenya – Eternity Gospel Church & Ministries. Pat has traveled & ministered about 8 times in Kenya.