Kathy started volunteering in children’s Sunday school in 1986 and began serving as a children’s ministry staff member in 1989, working in children’s ministry for over 25 years. She is currently the Director of Children and Family Ministries at NorthPark Presbyterian Church in Dallas. A graduate of Trinity University with a degree in education, Kathy is a Certified Christian Educator with the PCUSA. She has led children’s ministry workshops at presbytery CE events and classes for parents. One of her favorite opportunities was leading a parenting retreat in Cluj, Romania, and seeing God at work in the lives of young parents there. Encouraging parents is a passion for Kathy as well as sharing about children’s ministry. Her most precious moment in ministry was watching her daughter teach as they co-lead a 5th and 6th grade Mother/Daughter retreat. Kathy and her husband, Mike, have three adult children and three grandchildren. They both love hanging out at home (which is always an opportunity for a home repair projects), playing with her grandkids, cooking for family and friends, and taking great road trips.