Tisha Michelle Branch



Mailing Address
First UMC
227 E Lincoln Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10552

(914) 668-3334

Reverend Tisha Michelle Branch is a spiritually led pastor with more than a decade of ministry oversight, leadership and development experience. 
Rev. Branch, a graduate of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois, is a daughter of the New York Annual Conference (NYAC) and has served several NYAC churches, including:
  • Golden Hill United Methodist Church in Bridgeport, Connecticut;
  • St. Mark’s United Methodist Church and Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church in Manhattan;
  • Norwalk United Methodist Church in Norwalk, Connecticut and
  • United Methodist Church of Westport & Weston​​​ in Westport, Connecticut.
She is dedicated to collaborative work and creating a spiritually rich environment where all feel free to grow and learn. She currently serves as a resource to many ministries within the local church and has actively led creative and interactive worship experiences, Bible studies and retreats for all ages.

Rev. Branch loves the Lord and by God’s amazing grace seeks to creatively serve God and his people. Her many gifts for ministry include: leadership and administration, planning creative and interactive worship experiences and workshops, teaching students at levels and ages, retreat facilitation, ministry development and liturgical dance.
Rev. Branch was blessed to marry the love of her life, Troy Branch, in November 2015 and at the same time, became further blessed by receiving Malik and Marcus as the “sons of her heart.” 


First United Methodist Church
227 E Lincoln Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10552-3316
(914) 668-3334