Speakers Spotlight | Methodist Children's Homes of Mississippi

Speakers Spotlight

We would love to come and share our ministry with your church, Sunday school class, civic group, school or office meeting.

Call Samantha Kalahar at 601-853-5000 ext. 1222 or email skalahar@mchms.org to schedule a speaker.

Gulf Coast Speaker


Burt Patterson is a retired pharmacist who seeks to serve the Lord daily. He has a passion for James 1:27, in which God tells us to help the widows and orphans. Burt lives with his wife in Ocean Springs. They have two daughters and three grandchildren. Burt has a heart for the children at the children’s homes and would love to come and share his passion for MCH with you. His enthusiasm will make you fall in love with MCH too!

Northeast Mississippi Speaker

Katie Robertson is a retired elementary teacher who has a huge heart for children who have been abused and neglected. Katie and her husband of 45 years live in Crawford, MS and attend Starkville First United Methodist Church. They have two children and five grandchildren. Katie has been the Community Bible Study Teaching Director for 10 years. The Robertson’s are co-owners of Burnt Oak Lodge, a Quail Hunting and Conference Facility.

Katie serves on MCH’s Development Committee, and her love for MCH has grown rapidly over the past 12 months. She loves speaking to others about the things she is passionate about… and the children at MCH are top on her list. Her wit and zeal will make you fall in love with MCH too!

Central Mississippi Speaker

As President and CEO of the Methodist Children’s Homes of MS, Devon Loggins provides the direction and momentum of MCH. He is passionate about providing safe and loving homes for Mississippi’s most hurting children. His vision is to continue providing the highest quality of services for the children and families that most need it. Devon came to us from the Methodist Home of Children and Youth in St. Marys, Georgia. He has 15 years of experience in providing crisis interventions in the field of corrections and working with at risk youth. Devon received his bachelor of social work degree from Arkansas State University, his MSW from the University of Pittsburgh and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
He loves the children of MCH as if they are all his own children. He would love to come and speak to your church and share with you how each child at MCH is special!

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