We welcome Megan Jones as our new Director of Children, Family & Youth Ministries. She will officially begin her ministry here in January.
Originally from Waynesville, North Carolina, Megan has recently relocated to the Portland/ Vancouver Metro area. Megan holds a BS in Social Work from Western Carolina University, a Master of Social Work from Baylor University, and will be completing her Master of Divinity from George W. Truett Theological Seminary in May 2013.
Before coming to First Church, Megan collectively has eight years of experience serving in churches in North Carolina, Texas, and Tennessee in the areas of children, youth, and college ministry.
She has a heart for the local community, missions, and the importance of empowering families to maintain strong family bonds. She enjoys spending time outside and hiking, a warm cup of coffee, and exploring Portland.
Megan is excited to join the First UMC team. She is most excited about being a part of such a thriving children’s ministry.
She looks forward to being an encourager and resource to all those involved, and developing strong bonds within the youth department while supporting their involvement in the local community and beyond.