A Simpson University graduate with a Liberal Studies degree and Preliminary Teaching Credential, she has a passion for engaging children in learning, especially with truth that impacts the course of their lives. Melissa is a teacher who has taught various ages, from preschool-6th, and just about every subject. At Hillcrest she has also lead small groups, helped with church ambiance, assisted the media team, organized family events, and served as Missions Coordinator. In the community, she serves as La Leche League Leader, helps on the Placer County Breastfeeding Coalition, works at a local preschool, raises her daughter alongside her husband, and works to bring community together for the benefit of all. Hillcrest has been her church community since a young age, and it is her joy to serve Christ here and welcome all into the community of Christ.
Children's Church Coordinator