Our Mission & Vision

At Westland Baptist Church we believe “A Great Commitment to the Great Commandment and the Great Commission will build a Great Church” (Matthew 22:37-38, 28:19-20).  Our purpose is to reach the lost and develop all believers into fully devoted followers of Christ.




Pastor Roy Meadows

Senior Pastor

 Pastor Roy has lead our congregation since 1988.  He has a passion for sharing the Gospel and truths of Scripture. Together with his wife Sharon, they have 4 children and 10 grandchildren.  They have lovingly and passionately led our church from a Mexican food restaurant in a strip center in Katy, to our present location on the Grand Parkway of Cinco Ranch.  Pastor Roy holds a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.


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Associate Pastor

Pastor Jimmy’s calling is teaching and leading our Adult Bible Fellowships. Jimmy and his family have served at Westland since 1995. He is passionate about developing believers into disciples.  His wife Donna, 2 children, and 2 grandchildren are also currently serving at Westland too.  



Jeremy Howard

Minister of Music

The Bible has a lot to say about music, and Pastor Jeremy’s role is to lead the church’s worship of God in a way that matches the character of God. Jeremy is a graduate of Texas Tech and is an accomplished musician playing with numerous worship bands across the community and has ministered at Westland since 1997. He and his wife, Kristin, grew up here at Westland and now they serve the Lord together in our Music Ministry.



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Minister to Youth

T.J. has a God-sized calling on his life to reach students and open their eyes to the lost all around us, and to gather them together to go on mission.   He wants every student to be bold in sharing their faith and train them how to be sharers of the Gospel everywhere we go.  T.J. is a graduate of University of Houston.  Together with his wife Christi, they have 2 children.  This family loves serving at Westland together and bringing others alongside of them.  T.J. & Christi also help lead the Sunday night Bible Fellowship, Children of the 80’s, and desire to meet other new & young families who want to have families that walk with Jesus in life.  




Christi Richards

Minister to Children

Christi has been a part of our ministry staff since 2001.  As a Minister to Children she leads our Nursery-Elementary age children, AWANAS,  and Chaplain to Katy’s ECEC and Berean Christian Academy.  She and her husband T.J. grew up at Westland and continue to serve the Lord here in both Children and Youth ministries.  Christi is a graduate of University of Houston.  She loves exploring the truths of scripture & God’s Plan for all ages.



Katie Clarkson

Associate Youth Minister

As our Associate Youth Minister, Katie is passionate about our youth.  She has developed a Girl’s Ministry of Westland to help girls discover their true identity in Christ.  She loves creating opportunities for girls to learn they are truly treasures of the Loving King.  Katie grew up in the youth ministry as a teen and been a part of our staff since 2011.  She currently attends Houston Community College and wants to continue her education as a youth minister.




Edna Conner

Office Administrator 

Edna has ministered to the Women and Children of Westland since 1993.  Her heart and passion for the freedom and power of the living Lord Jesus has transformed people of all generations.  Together with her husband Louis, they have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.  This dynamic family loves serving the Katy area and communities all over Texas.