Called to preach at the age of fifteen, Paul Ray Cagle spent the early years of his ministry in evangelistic work and pastored in Ohio and Illinois. Paul Ray and Mary Cagle came to the Tennessee District with their children in 1985 to assist his father in Trenton Tennessee. Bro Cagle was ordained that year at the old campground on Holiness Hill in Perryville Tennessee. He was then called to pastor the East Nashville UPC in Nashville Tennessee in 1989. After a time of serving at WEC in St. Louis MO the Cagles returned to Tennessee in 2007 to pastor Union City UPC. Along with serving as the section 9 presbyter, Bro. Cagle is the TN District Media Ministry Director, and TN District Camp Board member.