Victoria Robb Powers
Rev. Robb Powers was born in Midland and raised in Lubbock. She graduated from Baylor University in 2009, majoring in religion and philosophy She received her Master of Divinity degree from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University (2012). While there, she received the student preaching award and Baptist studies award.
In 2013, she completed four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and then worked as a hospital chaplain at Baylor University Medical Center. In 2014, she directed an ESL program, Northwest Arlington ESL, in Arlington, Texas. Also in 2014, she was ordained to the gospel ministry by Wilshire Baptist Church.
Rev. Robb Powers began working in parish ministry in 2015 at Highland Park United Methodist Church (Dallas) where she was recognized as an elder by extension. While at HPUMC, she pastored the Cox Chapel service – a service of liturgy and sacrament. She also served as Director of Adult Ministry and oversaw all adult-age level ministries within the church.
In 2019, she began serving as executive pastor at University Park United Methodist Church (Dallas). She currently serves as board chair of the Baptist House of Studies at SMU Perkins School of Theology, directed by Dr. Jaime Clark-Soles. Rev. Robb Powers also currently serves on the board for Fellowship Southwest, directed by Stephen Reeves.
She has been married to Matt Powers since 2010. Matt is a financial planner at Frontier Investment Management. They have three children: Benjamin (7), Ruthie (5), Hannah (18 months). They live in Lake Highlands, where Benjamin attends White Rock Elementary, and the girls are in preschool at Highland Park UMC. They have a golden retriever named Winston (he’s 9).
In the fall of 2023, Rev. Robb Powers has an upcoming children’s book to be published by Tommy Nelson, an imprint of Harper Collins, entitled “My Love, God is Everywhere” co-written with Cameron Mason Vickrey.
Rev. Robb Powers loves to preach, read, write, and have meaningful conversations about faith. She enjoys traveling and eating, and plans to run her first half-marathon in February.