Rev. Deborah M. Vaughn serves as Senior Pastor of the Abiding Faith United Methodist Church under appointment by Bishop Janice Riggle Huie in the Texas Annual Conference. She is an elder in The United Methodist Church and holds a Master of Divinity from the Perkins School of Theology. She previously served as Associate Pastor at St. John's United Methodist Church (Downtown). Abiding Faith, a new church plant in northwest Houston, began its worship services in October, 2009.
Rev. Vaughn is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Washington University and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Missouri (Rolla).