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Children's Ministry Staff

Meet everyone who supports children's ministry at Grace.

 

Amanda Allen

Amanda Allen

Early Childhood Ministry | email | X142

Amanda supports Early Childhood Ministry alongside Nancy Gillentine and Carrie Fender. On the average day, you might find Amanda using music to connect with kids. In her ministry role, Amanda most enjoys seeing kids talk about their love for Jesus.

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Tracy Bihary

Tracy Bihary

Assistant Director, Early Childhood Ministry | email | X140

 

Tracy joined the Grace Church staff team in 2016, and serves as the Assistant Director of Early Childhood Ministry. She and her family have attended Grace for 17 years. She has 5 children and 2 grandchildren.

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Jon Michael Cake

Jon Michael Cake

Director of Elementary Childrens Ministry | email | X282

 

Jon-Michael has a great passion for working with kids and loves to see the work that God is doing in the lives of the young men and women in Elementary Childrens Ministry at Grace. Jon-Michael has a BA in Leadership and Ministry from Ohio Christian University.
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Carrie Fender

Carrie Fender

Early Childhood Ministry | email | X142

 

Carrie supports Early Childhood Ministry for Preschool age alongside Nancy Gillentine. As she serves in Children’s Ministry, Carrie most enjoys seeing the kids' enthusiasm when they come to class, connect with their teachers, and later share what they learned in class with their parents. 
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Nancy Gillentine

Nancy Gillentine

Childrens Ministry Director | email | X136

 

Nancy is passionate about relationships (and helping meet needs through those relationships) as well as leading and training others to do the same. She joined the Grace staff in 2014 as a part of the Grace Kids Team, where she helps support families and volunteers though bible teaching and programming. 
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Kelly Filipkowski

Kelly Filipkowski

Childrens' Ministry Assistant | email | X118 

Kelly supports the many details of week-to-week Childrens' Ministry and special event planning. She and her husband Mark have also served as Senior High youth advisors since 2010. Kelly has a BA from Cedarville University in Applied Psychology with an emphasis in counseling and child and family studies.
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