|Ms. Kimberly Cherry
Director, Parent Assistance Program (PAP)
Ms. Cherry develops, coordinates, and manages all scheduling and administrative tasks related to the Parent Assistance Program (PAP). Volunteer parents are critical to the success of the Youth Department as they contribute in every area of the youth ministry here at SOFCC. Ms. Cherry ensures that our volunteers are served with excellence.
|Min. Tawana Wilkins
Director, Babes n' Praise
The Babes n' Praise (Nursery) provides a safe, comfortable atmosphere for children ages 3 months to 2 years while parents freely enjoy and participate in the worship service. The staff consists of dynamic and team oriented individuals who instill the Love of God through prayer, faith confessions, songs, story time, active play.
|Ms. Alyson Pittman
Director, Faith Crusaders
The Faith Crusaders are a unique blend of 9 and 10 years olds. We implement a variety of fun, innovative, yet relevant ways to build upon, and in some cases introduce, faith in the Word of God. The Faith Crusaders are provided an environment where they can develop the principles of the Word, maintain a healthy relationship with God and others, and recognize the potential risks in those relationships.
|Mins. Nadir and Lori Johnson
Directors, Youth Ministry Special Support Team
Their role is to contact other Ministry of Helps workers to support the Youth Ministry. They also coordinate outside vendors and venues to accommodate Youth Ministry needs.
|Deacon Shawn and Minister Kristen Newman
Directors, Joshua Generation
The Joshua Generation class is designed to develop 11 and 12-year-olds in the Word of God through fun and relevant activities. They are encouraged to grow in their relationship with God through prayer, Bible study, and praise and worship, and positive relationships with other Godly Christians.
|Mrs. Dayna McKnight
Director, Team Possible
Team Possible is the curriculum development arm of the Youth Department and develops, disseminates, and evaluates curricula for all classes. Team Possible is committed to providing curriculum that will develop our children in the Word of God in a way that is fun, exciting, and relevant to their age group.
|Ms. Feven Negga
Director, Public Relations
The director of public relations is responsible for initiating external outreach and public relations, reviewing and developing all internal and external written forms of communication, including press kits with the goal of publicizing the Youth Department locally, nationally, and internationally.
|Min. James and Anita Smith
Directors, Tree of Life
The Tree of Life class is designed to build a biblical foundation in our 7 and 8-year-old youth and encourage positive relationships with others. Through prayer, faith confessions, songs, prepared lessons, activities, crafts, object lessons, fun and games, the children are being taught to love God through their lifestyle by a team of devoted and caring men and women.
Mr. Jason and Nancy Harmon
|Ms. Kelly Wilson
Director, Fruit of The Spirit
The Fruit of the Spirit class is designed to actively engage children ages 3 to 4 in order to teach them praise and worship songs, the pledges to the Bible and Christian Flag, and daily prayers and confessions. Creativity is emphasized, with hands on activities such as finger painting, making crafts, and puzzles.
|Mr. Shawn and April Cage
Directors, Athletic Department
The Athletic Directors plan and direct Youth Department athletic activities, seeing to publicity for athletic events, supervision of coaches, and other related administrative tasks.
Min. Shellie Young
Director, Media Relations
The director of media relations plans, organizes, and manages a comprehensive media relations program. The director serves as the primary contact for Youth Dept. television recordings of services and other events, talk shows, and web pod casting.
Mrs. Crystal Heath
The administrative assistant is responsible for a variety of administrative tasks pertinent to the execution of daily youth department activities. The administrative assistant reports directly to the Youth Pastors to assist with the daily operations of the youth department as well as special events.
Min. P. Madeline Berry
Dean, Kingdom Executives
The Kingdom Executives program has been established at SOFCC to equip our youth between the ages of seven (7) and nineteen (19) with Biblical success principles that they can apply to every area of their lives. Our sessions start in October and run for sixteen (16) weeks on Saturday mornings from 9:00am – 12:00pm. “Kingdom Executives – Building Leaders in the Board Room and Worshipers in the Throne Room.”