Pastor Melanie has been attending Bethel since 2012. She is married to Nate and has a daughter. Melanie is passionate about encouraging young people to enthusiastically pursue a relationship with God and connecting those young people with all generations of the church family. Melanie holds a Master of Arts in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary (Pasadena, CA) and a Graduate Certificate in Youth and Young Adult Ministry from Vanguard College. When not working, she enjoys painting her nails, baking, reading, or playing with her daughter.