Reverend Mycal X Brickhouse, Senior Pastor and First Lady Kristin McCullough Brickhouse

Meet Our First Family

Reverend Mycal X. Brickhouse

The Reverend Mycal Xavier Brickhouse serves as the 16th Senior Pastor of Cary First Christian Church in Cary, NC.

Pastor Brickhouse earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in African American Studies from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; earned a Master of Divinity Degree from Duke Divinity School, where he was awarded the Julian Abele Student of the Year Award; completed the Black Theology and Leadership Institute at Princeton Theological Seminary; and completed the Millennial Leaders Project Summer Conference at Union Theological Seminary.

Reverend Brickhouse was ordained as an Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Over the course of Rev. Brickhouse’s ministry, he has served as an Associate Minister at St. Luke A.M.E. Church in Fayetteville, NC, St. Joseph A.M.E Church in Durham, NC, and served as a chaplain intern at St. Augustine’s University Chapel.

Reverend Brickhouse is an active volunteer in the community and currently serves as a member of the Cary Coalition of Wake County Habitat for Humanity; member of the Building Bridges of Cary Police Department; member of the Board of Directors for The Colossian Forum, and the Chair for the Western Regional Community Advisory Committee of Wake County Human Services.

Reverend Brickhouse is bi-vocational – working as the Director of Alumni Relations at Duke Divinity School.

Reverend Brickhouse has published several publications including works in Sojourners, Faith and Leadership, and The Christian Recorder, the oldest existing periodical published by African Americans in the United States. Rev. Mycal Brickhouse is married to the lovely Kristin McCullough Brickhouse and together they have one beautiful baby girl, Micah. 

Kristin McCullough Brickhouse

Kristin McCullough Brickhouse, affectionately known as Lady K, is a woman of grace and elegance. She is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies

Since being at Cary First, Lady K has worked tirelessly establishing the Summer Feeding Program with the Western Region Community Advisory Committee of Wake County, which has served over 500 meals consecutively over the past four years. She has an evident passion for service.

Lady K is a compassionate woman of God who seeks to do God’s will. She uses her gift to edify God’s people, and to spread the message of Christ to all those she engages. She truly is a phenomenal woman.