Our Staff

Melissa Hatch – Pastor

Melissa Hatch is so excited to be serving as Button’s newest pastor. A lifelong Methodist and Aggie, she loves preaching, teaching and missions and helping people find a place to belong. She received her Bachelors Degree in English from Texas A&M and her Masters of Divinity from Brite Divinity School at TCU. She is an ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church and previously served at Prosper UMC, First UMC of Plano and Custer Road UMC. Melissa has been married to Michael, a teacher at Prosper High School, for 19 years and they have 2 children, Madeline (18) and Mitchell (15). She loves napping, spending time with her family and two dogs, Penny & Trevor, and reading all types of books. She also really enjoys traveling and all things Disney!


Matt Riddels-Worship Leader

Matt Riddels is beyond happy to be a part of this amazing growing church as the new worship leader. Music has always been a big part of his life, through choir in grade school, to studying music education at Sam Houston State University. He has been in church worship bands and served as a worship leader in many churches including FUMC, (Plano, Ft. Worth, Lewisville, Prosper, etc.) Hearthland Church and Lakeway Community over the past 15 years. He continues to follow his calling of using music to reach others through worship and to help others grow in the pursuit of their own goals. He’s looking forward to the growth of the church and of all who would like to join along the way; through praise and worship, and the overall Love of Christ.



Ashlea Lincoln comes to us with lots of amazing experience! She graduated with a BS in Business administration and accounting and also has a Masters in Finance, both from Texas A&M University. She is a CPA that spent 5 years at Deloitte and since then has owned her own accounting and tax preparation company. Ashlea is married to Jason and they have four children: Ally, Luke, Jake and Josh. She is excited to join the Button UMC family and help us move into 2022.


Judy Corwin-Children’s Ministry

Judy and her husband Pete, as well as their children, Lydia and Wes are long time members of Button Memorial. They are an important part of our amazing church family. Judy has been involved with the Children’s Ministry for many years. She loves to worship the Lord and is on fire for God.



Jennifer Reyonlds – Kids Day Out Director

Jennifer Reynolds is our new director and is ready for a fun and educational year at Lil’ Angels Kids’ Day Out! Mrs. Jenn has been married for almost 16 years and they have two talented and creative daughters. Her family loves reading books, playing board and card games together, and being with extended family. Involvement in the community is of great importance to Mrs. Jenn. She has volunteered for many years with her church’s children’s group, and has served in several local non-profit board positions. She loves that her work with KDO gives her another opportunity to minister to families in Little Elm on behalf of Button Memorial UMC. Mrs. Jenn has a bachelors and masters in Education. She is a certified teacher and has taught preschool through 5th grade. She feels blessed to be a small part of the journey as young children grow, learn, and become closer to God!