Melody is a follower of Jesus, wife to Shane, homeschool mom to four, and the general chaos manager of the family schedule, businesses, and farm. Melody grew up in Montana, attended Grace College and Theological Seminary in Indiana, met her husband in Colorado, and moved to Texas in 2016.
Serving in ministry has been an integral part of Melody's life since youth. She has served in numerous churches over the years by teaching Sunday School, playing the piano and singing on praise teams, leading youth groups, bible studies, and in Awana. She has also spent multiple years serving as a summer missionary at Trails End Ranch, a Christian camp in SE Montana.
Melody has a diverse professional background which includes experience in event planning, marketing and sales, office management, graphic design, curriculum development, and more! Since moving to Texas, she and her brother have dabbled in flipping houses.
Melody's heart's desire is to know Christ and to make him known. She is excited to serve as the Interim Children's Ministry Director at Lakeside and hopes to instill the children with a solid, biblical based foundation, a love for Jesus, and a passion to serve others.