Rev. Byron Brought

Minister of Pastoral Care

Rev. Byron was raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and studied at Cornell University, Drew Theological Seminary, and the University of Edinburgh. Now retired from full-time service, he has been the pastor of numerous churches in the Baltimore-Washington Conference, including eighteen years at Calvary UMC in Annapolis. He has also served a Methodist congregation in Bangor, Northern Ireland. Old timers at Severna Park may remember that he was the superintendent of the Annapolis District from 1985-1992.

Byron and his wife, Mary Kay, have two sons and four grandchildren. Their older son, Byron, is the pastor of Bel Air UMC in Bel Air, MD. He and his wife, Kristen, have two sons, Josiah (15) and Nicholas (13). Younger son, Andrew, is an attorney in Kansas City, Mo. He and his wife, Kristen, have two children, Alex (6) and Rowan (4). Mary Kay is a Sales Director with Mary Kay Cosmetics. (Mary Kay and sons Byron and Andrew were members of Severna Park UMC when Byron was the DS.)