Kayla suggs

Children’s 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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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.


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.”



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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Kindergarten Teacher

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.


Lisa Saylor-Conner

2’s Teacher and 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.