As the primary drama instructor for SAGU, Ursula Gutierrez combines extensive real world experience in dramatic arts ministry with a strong academic foundation. While completing her Bachelor degree in Pastoral Ministries with a minor in Theatre and Directing from Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida, Ursula worked at Faith Assembly of God in Orlando as a Ministry Associate in the Arts Department. During her pursuit of a Master of Arts in Directing from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas, Ursula was part of the ministry staff at Westover Hills Assembly of God in San Antonio, serving as the Arts Director.
Throughout her practical ministry and degree programs, Ursula has been responsible for creative sermon planning for adult, middle school, and high school services and events. She also has functioned as the Pastor of small groups for student ministries, and has written and produced numerous monthly dramas and seasonal productions.
In December 2010, Ursula and her husband relocated to Waxahachie, Texas, and began serving in SAGU's Communication Arts Department in January, 2011. Ursula is an Assemblies of God Licensed Minister.