Our team


  • David Norman

    Senior Pastor

    david@ubcsa.org

    Pastor David and his wife, Krista, have 5 beautiful children ages 20–8. David has served in ministry for 20 years. His ministry experience ranges from music to youth to church planting to the senior pastorate. In the spring of 2018, he earned a PhD at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and has taught Baptist history, preaching, and theology as an adjunct professor.


    In his free time, David enjoys running and cycling, cheering on his favorite soccer team, and spending time with his family.

  • Jim Williams

    Pastor of Education & Student Discipleship

    jwilliams@ubcsa.org

    A sharp wit and an incredible knowledge of seemingly everything makes Jim a fun person to be around. His experienced ministry of over 29 years and his daily reliance on God’s provisions, provide a solid foundation for our youth ministry at UBC. Jim and his wife, Kathy, joined the team six years ago. From fishing to camping to ballgames and concerts, Jim is an avid outdoors man. His individual and deep desire to disciple others parallels that of UBC and shines through in everything he does.


    If you can’t find him in the office, check for Jim at youth ballgames, concerts, the Bass Pro Shop, or online shopping for frugal deals.

  • Terry Samplaski

    Pastor of Worship

    tsamplaski@ubcsa.org


  • Amy Mora

    Director of Family Ministries

    amora@ubcsa.org

    Amy joined the team at UBC in August of 2011. She began as our church receptionist, and now has taken on the position in Family Ministries as of May 2016. Amy’s spiritual gifts of administration, hospitality and helps, and her active participation at UBC through the years make her a perfect fit for the job.


    She and her husband, Patrick, have been members since 1987. They have five adult children, and are the proud grandparents of 4. She has served the Lord through worship ministries; preschool, children and youth ministries; chairing committees, and providing help in various other ways as the Lord has led.

  • Frank Corte Jr.

    Business Administrator

    fcorte@ubcsa.org

    Frank has over 36 years of experience in the public and private sectors. This includes service in the military, state legislature, and community. After graduating from Texas A&M University in 1982 with a Bachelor Science degree in Construction Science, he was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the Marine Corps where he served three years on active duty and then joined the Marine Corps Reserve, being mobilized to active duty four separate times, including a tour of Iraq in 2006; and retiring a Colonel with 32 years of service in June 2012. In 1992, he was elected to the Texas House of Representatives where he served 18 years and retired in 2011. He was appointed the Chairman of Defense and Veterans Affairs in 2003 by the Speaker of the Texas House and continued to serve in that capacity until his retirement. He is also a graduate of the U.S. Army War College where he received as Masters of Strategic Studies. Frank has been a member of UBC since its beginning in 1977 where he is a Trustee, and Deacon. He also serves as a board member of Any Woman Can, a local pregnancy resource center in San Antonio and the Marine Corps Reserve Association, a national advocacy organization of the Marine Corps and Veterans. He has served over 30 years with the Boy Scouts of America. He and his wife, Valerie, have three adult children, and one grandchild.

  • Michele Jones

    Wee school director

    MJONES@UBCSA.ORG

    Michele just joined the team as Director of the WEE School. She is a Texas Certified Educator and has taught various grades for 15 years ranging from Kindergarten through Fifth grades. She has her Bachelor's Degree and Teacher Certification from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. She has a passion for children and loves watching them grow and learn.


    Michele is originally from Upper Marlboro, Maryland. She and her husband moved to San Antonio seven years ago. They have 3 children ages 19, 18, 16 and a 4 year old Boston Terrior named Jax!  



  • Stormie Freimarck

    Financial Admin Support

    finance@ubcsa.org

    Stormie assists our Church Administrator with all financial matters, and supports our Worship Pastor. She is blessed with seven beautiful grandchildren, and worships at Congregation Beth Simcha, a Messianic Synagogue.


    The desire of Stormie’s heart is the fellowship of God’s presence.

    Psalm 16:8-11, “I have set the LORD always before me; because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices; my flesh also will rest in hope.

    For You will not leave my soul in Sheol, nor will You allow Your Holy One to see corruption. You will show me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy; at Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

  • Heather Wheeler

    Reception/ Graphic Support

    hwheeler@ubcsa.org

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  • Maria Herrera

    Administrative Support

    mherrera@ubcsa.org

    Maria joined UBC in 2000 where she met her husband Raul Herrera and married him in 2006 creating a blended family of three children and three grandchildren. She has 38 years of public service with the City of San Antonio in Human Services and Health Services where she retired in March of 2020. Maria has a bachelor’s degree in Health Administration with minor in Health Care Information Systems from the University Phoenix and has Public Health certificate from Texas A&M. She enjoys yard work, home repairs and improvements, mechanics, sewing, hiking, camping, computer database work, website management, and graphics.


    She started part-time work at UBC on March 2020 in the capacity of administrative support. Maria loves serving in church committees and especially babysitting in Kids Care. The Lord has led her along with the women and men of UBC to start the Open Hands program assisting and ministering to individuals experiencing homelessness in the community. Proverbs 31:20 20 “She opens her arms to the poor and extends her hands to the needy.”