Bobby Brunson

Dwayne Hagemeier

Dwayne Hagemeier has been involved in the Lord’s Church his entire life. Born as the son of a preacher, he obeyed the gospel of Christ as a young boy. He graduated from New Caney High school in 1973 and spent much of his young adult life working for the railroad in Houston, Texas. In 1983 Dwayne moved to the Elkhart, Texas, area and is now owner of a home inspection firm and training company.

He is a founding member of the Church of Christ of Palestine where he teaches bible classes to youth and adults and has also been called upon to preach for the congregation. Dwayne has served as an Elder in the church and is currently serving as a Deacon.

Dwayne is married to Deborah and together they have 4 children; Amanda, Jeffery, Michael, and Angela. They are blessed with 16 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

Bob West

Chris White

Chris White graduated from high school in 1976 from Federal Way High School. He obeyed the Gospel on October 24, 1976, being baptized in Ellensburg, Washington, by David Vanlandingham. Chris attended and graduated from the Preston Road School of Preaching in Dallas in December 1978. He is married to Barbara and together they have three children Justin, Jordan, and Jace.

His first full-time preaching job was in Dallas at the Beverly Hills Church of Christ.

In August 1981 Chris was named the full-time preaching Minister at the Frankston Church of Christ and remained in that position for the next 16 years. In 1994 he earned his Undergraduate degree in English and his Masters degree in 2001, both from the University of Texas at Tyler.

Chris entered public education in 1997, teaching 7th grade Language Arts at Westwood Junior High for 4 years. He accepted the Principal's job at Frankston Middle School in 2002 and retired from FISD in 2019.

In 2014, he began working with the Palestine Church of Christ and currently shares preaching responsibilities with Brother Bill Hardy.