Clyde Samuel "Bud" Precise (born in Scottsboro, Jackson County) is director of Christian education at Pilgrim Church. Precise served most of his active ministry in the North Alabama United Methodist Conference. During his career he pastored Trinity United Methodist Church in Homewood and Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook. He also served a stint in the Peace Corps.
He holds dual standing in the United Methodist Church and the United Church of Christ.
- Feazel, Frances T. (2003) A History of the Pilgrim Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 1903-2003. self-published by the church