Mrs. Jenny Marsalese
Children's Ministry Director
Favorite Bible Verse : 2 Corinthians 5:17 (Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here.)
Why? I love knowing that I am brand new in Jesus.
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite thing about Working in Children's Ministry? Watching a child’s eye’s light up when they learn a truth about Jesus.
Tell another fun fact about you. I love to play games and am very competitive.
Mrs. Joanne Fitz
Assistant Children's Ministry Director
Favorite Bible Verse : Philippians 4:13 (I can do all things through Him who gives me strength.)
Why? It gives me strength when I feel weak.
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite thing about Working in Children's Ministry? Seeing the smiling faces of the kids and the sparkle in their eyes when they get the message being taught.
Tell another fun fact about you. I love to kayak!
Mrs. Erin King
Favorite Bible Verse : Hosea 14:8b (It is I who answer and look after you. I am like a luxuriant cypress; From Me comes your fruit.)
Why? It reminds me that unattached to Christ, I have nothing good to offer; however, attached to Him, my goodness, my skills/abilities come from Him!
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite thing about Working in Children's Ministry? Teaching and leading worship.
Tell another fun fact about you. I am a Trekkie.
Mrs. Jac Minor
Saturday Night Preschool Coordinator
Favorite Bible Verse: 1 Corinthians 13:4-8- Love is patient and kind; love does not boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not instist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends. As for prophecies; they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away.
Why: It was a reading at my husand Aaron and I's wedding cermony and also in our vows we made to one another.
Favorite Color: Teal
Favorite thing about working in Children's Ministry: For me one of the most important parts of my role here at Cornerstone is not only to share my love of Jesus but helping the children to learn His lessons and integrate them into their daily lives.
Tell another fun fact about you. I love the Dave Matthews Band!
Mrs. Lindsey McGuire
Sunday 9 a.m. Preschool Coordinator
Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:16 - For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
Why: There is no greater love than God's love. He sent his only Son to die on the cross for OUR sins. It is the promise of life eternal with him - the promise of a life free from pain, full of joy and peace.
Favorite Color: HOT PINK!
Favorite Thing about working in Children's Ministry: There are so many special moments in Children's ministry. My favorite would have to be seeing the pure joy in children's eyes when they are learning about Jesus! There is this look of amazement in their eyes when you relate the love Jesus has for us to them that never gets old. I also enjoy seeing the look of excitement on parents face when they see that their child(ren) have a safe and fun place to learn about Jesus!
Fun fact about you: I am a West Virginia University fanatic! I love their football team and marching band!
Mr. Rich Kappel
Sunday 11 a.m. Preschool Coordinator
Favorite Bible Verse : Jeremiah 29:11 (For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.)
Why? It helps me to keep perspective when facing challanges.
Favorite Color: Penn State Blue
Favorite thing about Working in Children's Ministry? Tea Parties with the two year olds classroom.
Tell another fun fact about you. My newest hobby is "wooden furniture makeovers"
Mrs. Nicole Payne
Favorite Bible Verse : Song of Solomon 4:7 (You're all together beatiful, my love, there is no flaw in you.)
Why? It reminds me everyday how beautiful I am in God's eyes! It helps to build my self confidence.
Favorite Color: Pink
Favorite thing about Working in Children's Ministry? I LOVE to see the smiles on the kids' faces. Seeing them walk through the doors ready to learn about Jesus is such an amazing feeling.
Tell another fun fact about you. I won a state championship in high school for softball and I can juggle 2-3 items.