Who We Are

United Wesley of Miami is a cooperative campus ministry of the United Methodist Church serving the campuses of Florida International University, University of Miami, and Miami-Dade College. We seek to empower students to gain a sense of God’s call on their life by fostering intentional Christian Community that engages in worship, service, and small groups

Our team

Katie Lineberger

Pastor Katie came to United Wesley from North Carolina in 2016. Katie is a graduate of Pfeiffer University. She received her Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity School in 2009 and is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church. Since seminary Katie has been a pastor in three different local churches, serving in different roles. Her love for college student ministry was born out of leading a month-long cultural immersion/mission trip to Scandinavia with 5 college students, and she is excited to doing campus ministry full-time. In her free time Pastor Katie loves spending time with her husband, Andy, doing anything that takes them outside- running, cycling, hiking, watersports, etc.- and traveling to places they’ve never been.

Miriam Gil
Business Manager

Miriam came to United Wesley in January 2016. She serves as the Business Manager, and works out of the University of Miami Wesley Foundation Building. Miriam is a graduate of the University of Miami Business School with an accounting degree. She held various positions in a Fortune 500 company including, Senior Tax Accountant, Director of Accounts Payable, and Financial Systems Manager managing daily accounting functions for more than 30 subsidiaries. Recently retired, she is excited to assist in making the campus ministry a success! In her free time, Miriam enjoys watching sports, and is a fan of all Miami teams, but especially the Miami Dolphins and the Miami Hurricanes football team. Go CANES!

Ruth Gomez
Ministry Coordinator

Ruth has successfully graduated from FIU in Spring 2016 with a bachelors degree in Psychology. People are her passion; she truly enjoys working with students on campus and is encouraged by student’s faith journey growth. Her journey with United Wesley started in 2013 as a student leader and a year later got on board as one of our staff. She currently serves as our Ministry Coordinator. She also loves being creative, taking pictures, traveling, meeting new people, and eating FOOD.