Jay Hogewood, Senior Pastor

Reverend Jay Hogewood has served as Rayne’s senior pastor since July 2017. Before moving to Rayne Jay served as the pastor of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge.  Prior to that, Jay served as pastor of Ingleside and St. Luke’s United Methodist Churches in Baton Rouge and as Pastor of Congregational Care on the staff of University United Methodist Church in Baton Rouge.  Jay received his B.A. in English and history from Samford University in Birmingham.  He then completed his M.Div. at Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University.  His Ph.D. is in Hebrew Bible/Theological Hermeneutics from Brite Divinity School, Texas Christian University. Please feel free to email Jay if you have any questions or would like to schedule a visit.




Marissa Teauseau Horvath, Associate Pastor

Reverend Marissa is a graduate of Candler School of Theology at Emory University where she receievd a Master of Divinity with emphasis in Faith, Health, and Science. She also holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Centenary College, Shreveport. She was ordained as an elder in full connection in the United Methodist Church in 2016.  She has served as the Associate Pastor of First United Methodist Church in Alexandria as well as Broadmoor United Methodist Church in Shreveport.


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