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Stephanie is the Executive Director of the Childcare Center, She and her husband, Dwayne have been married for 30 years and they have two children, Ashlee (Tony), Brittanie, and two grandchildren. 
Stephanie and has a love for Christ and passion for loving and caring for people – including children.
Favorite Verse: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”  
Philippians 4:13
Brigette is the Office Administrator here at First Nazarene Childcare & Learning Academy. She enjoys spending time with friends & family, listening to music, reading, and watching movies.She has a husband named Matt, two children, Ryan and Nicole, and two grandchildren, Nevaeh and Jamie. Brigette loves children very much and really enjoys working here! She believes that all children deserve to be well cared for, loved and respected.
Favorite Verse: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11
Lydia works with the Early Learners. She love running, photography, and studying different languages. She also enjoys playing the guitar, piano, and ukulele, and writing music. Lydia has 9 brothers, 5 sisters, a mom and dad, 3 goats and 1 brother in law.
She enjoys working with children because she loves sharing God’s love and being able to make a positive impact on them. Children teach and encourage her and she loves to do the same for them.
Favorite Verse “For the joy of the Lord is your strength.”
Nehemiah 8:10b
Dakota works in many areas throughout the center. She enjoys playing board games, reading, painting, and hanging out with her fiance. 
Dakota has 6 siblings, a mom and step dad, and a dad and step mom.

She loves watching the children grow and learn. Seeing them figure things out and explore the world for themselves is amazing.

Favorite verse: James 1:17- Every good and perfect gift comes from above.


Taylor works in many areas in the center. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family. She also loves nature walks and photography.

Taylor comes from a large family.

She enjoyes coming from a large family and helping others has always been part of who she is.

Favorite verse:
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud…
1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Pam works in the Early Learners Classroom. She loves scrap-booking, and thinks that memories are a treasure to hold. 
Pam recently married Daniel. 
Both have very large families. In her immediate family, she has 3 brothers, 1 sister in law, 4 nephews, 1 great nephew, 3 nieces and 1 great niece. 
Pam finds joy in working with children because of their unconditional love and the random hugs to help start her day.She loves the great connection she has with the children.
 Favorite Verse:
 … The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective…
James 5: 13-18

Denise works in the Little Scooters room. She enjoys quilting, sewing, knitting, crocheting, and creating things. She also enjoys reading in her spare time.

Denise has a son, Christian, and he has a dog named Atlas.

She loves watching the children grow and learn. She also loves giving and receiving lots of hugs.

Favorite Verse: Philippians 4:13- I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.


Raquel works in the Rising Stars room. She enjoys hanging out with her cousins and taking trips.

Raquel is the middle child in her family and has an older brother, Oscar, and a younger sister, Maliah.

She loves watching the kids grow and learn. With each new child there is the opportunity to create a unique bond, and that is the best thing.

MacKenzi (Mac) works with our Early Explorers. She enjoys r
ollerblading, cooking, napping and learning about history.
She loves her family and grew up with cousins like siblings.
She loves to work with children for the feeling of being greeted by
6 children ready to give hugs.
Favorite Verse:
“I have made you. I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will reserve you.” Isaiah 46:4
Shelby has been working at the childcare for 5 years! Outside of childcare she is a student Pastor at her church. She enjoys working with teens and getting to usher them into the next phase of life.
Shelby loves working with children because she gets to see them experience firsts
in life.
Favorite Verse:
They will fight against you but will not overcome you, for I am with you and will rescue you,” declares the LORD. Jeremiah 1:19