Troy United Methodist Church
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Everyone is Welcome!
Christin Ivey
 
Job Info
Position Title: Children's Minister
 
Contact Info
Phone #: 254-938-2364
 
Personal Info
What do you do at Troy United Methodist Church?
I am responsible for over-seeing the children’s programs for children birth to fifth grade as well as recruit, train and develop leaders who will intentionally help to produce committed followers of Christ. Children’s programs include Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and the Christmas Program along with other holiday and special/seasonal programs.

When did you begin working at Troy UMC?
I was hired on staff beginning June 1, 2008 but have been a lifelong member of the congregation and have led Sunday School classes, Youth groups and Christmas Programs in the past.
 
What is your favorite food?
Cheeseburger

What is your favorite TV show?
Extreme Home Makeover

What was your first job?
Labeling insects for an entomologist

What was your childhood ambition?
After watching Mary Lou Retton in the Olympics…I was going to be an Olympic gymnast. If that didn’t work out, then I wanted to be a psychologist.
 
Who inspires you?
My children – they allow me to see life through such different eyes.
 
What makes you laugh?
My two beautiful and DRAMATIC daughters…oh, the things they come up with.
 
For Fun I Enjoy
Dancing with my daughters and husband, playing Bunco, and shopping (although it’s more fun when you get to make purchases J ) I used to read and cross-stitch, but that was before my beautiful girls were born.  I love playing photographer and scrapbooking too.
 
Favorite Bible verse or passage?
Matthew 7:28 “And it came to pass…”
 
What is one of your favorite characteristics of Christ?
That he didn’t discriminate…outcasts, lepers, fisherman, women and children…All were invited!