Since the fall of 2021, we have been on the lookout for someone to fill the vacant role of Director of Student Ministry. A few weeks ago, I asked our church family to once again pray for this process because we had invited a candidate to a 2nd interview. Today I am excited to inform you that the 2nd interview went well and that we extended a job offer, with the result being that starting at the end of May, Alyssa Colenutt will be our new Director of Student Ministries!
Alyssa is currently completing her Honours Bachelor of Arts in Youth and Children with a minor in Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University. She has experience working with children and students in a variety of settings, including experience as a Student Ministry Director in a church setting. One of the things that impressed the interview team was the ease with which Alyssa seemed to connect with the team and her heart for building relationships with our students. While Alyssa’s formal start date is May 23rd, Alyssa will attend our weekly student ministry on May 4 & 11. We are excited to have Alyssa become a part of our church and look forward to how God will use her to help our students find and follow Jesus for themselves.
Alyssa will be joined at Westheights by her husband Alex and they are excited to become a part of our church community. As we anticipate their arrival, I would invite you to remember them in your prayers.
If you have any questions, please feel free to connect with me.