Kayla suggs

Pastor

“I am a wife and mom to a little one. I have been working with kids for over 12 years through ministry, coaching, foster care, and preschools. My Bachelor’s degree is in Christian Education. I believe it is our job as parents and teachers to follow and hold onto the passage, “’to train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it’” (Proverbs 22:6)”.

 
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KARA STATLER

Director

I am a wife, mother, and dog mom. I have been working with children from many years, including 10 years in the public school system teaching many different grades. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and a Master's Degree in Special Education. I enjoy working with children because they always seem to teach you something. Even though you have set your day for them to learn, they are always showing you something.

 
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Drew merrill

After-care / Teacher Assistant

“I have been working with kids since 6th grade. Now as a Royal Rangers Commander and Preschool Teacher, I know this is where God has called me. I love watching children grow and explore as they learn new things. I enjoy taking students on nature walks and teaching them tangible life skills.”

 
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Jennifer Tallant

3's Teacher

"I am a wife, mother of 4, and a grandmother. I am presently completing my Bachelors at Penn State University in Integrated Social Science. I have worked with Preschoolers for about 10 years, spending many of them with special needs children. I have taken several classes in sign language and hope to teach our little ones what I know. I’m so excited to see how God will work in the little lives we touch!"

 
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SARAH COPELAND

4's Teacher

"My experience includes completing Liberty University's Early Childhood Education Program, a Growing Tree Preschool Internship, and years serving as a Sunday School Teacher. I love how preschoolers have a lot of energy and so much love to give. It puts a smile on my face seeing their creativity and excitement for learning. I'm from a large family of eight children and love spending time with my family and friends."

 

 
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LENI CARPENTER

After-care/ Teacher Assistant

As a big sister, aunt, and godmother, I’ve always known one of my God-given gifts was to work with and be around children. Now working in the Learning Center, I’m able to use this gift almost every day, not just on Sunday mornings.

 
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Lisa Saylor-Conner

Teachers’ Aide / Cook

I am a Christian, wife and a mom to several fur babies. I’ve been attending Lifehouse Church for six years. I love being around children. They have a special gift and unique quality about them. I believe teaching and helping kids grow is God’s calling for me.