Leslie graduated from Dordt College in 2001 with a B.A. in Elementary Education. She and her husband, Michael, have four children (ages 5-11). She is thrilled to be part of the Center Church community and in ministering to the youngest members.
Melissa graduated college in 2002 from Bethel University with a math degree and business minor, but has always had a passion for working with children. She has spent time working with kids of all ages and backgrounds from a young age at a church, doing missions work with youth in urban Chicago, coaching gymnastics, and was also a nanny for 8 years. Melissa now has 2 children, Audrey (7) and Miles (3), with her husband Andy. She enjoys working in the nursery and making children of Center Church feel welcome, safe and excited to learn about God's love for them.