Meet our new Youth Minister

Katie BartholomewOn April 1, Katie Bartholomew will join our church staff as Youth Minister.

Katie grew up near Cleveland, Ohio graduating from Brecksville- Broadview Heights High School. She has a Bachelors Degree in liberal arts with a concentration in religion from Baldwin-Wallace College located in Berea, Ohio where she was an honor society member.

She learned the ins and outs of youth ministry as a Youth Ministry Intern at the Brecksville United Methodist Church, serving as a chaperone at various events, leading Bible study, developing educational curriculum, teaching Sunday School classes, and helping coordinate Vacation Bible School.

Katie is currently enrolled in graduate classes focused on the Old Testament at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston.

Beginning on April 1 Katie will work with our intern JJ Mannschreck and John Smoke to plan for the summer youth activities and to get to know our youth and their families.

Katie will assume full-time responsibilities for our church after her classes are completed in May. Her enthusiasm and excitement about fostering our youth ministry promises to be contagious.

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