Melissa has served alongside her husband Andy for ten years in the ministry at churches in Wisconsin, Arizona, South Carolina, and Iowa. She has served the church in roles of Sunday School teacher, Children’s church director, VBBS director, Kitchen Coordinator as well as AWANA Sparks leader. Through these different roles, Melissa has experienced the ups and downs as well as the joy and heartache that comes in ministry. She desires to offer a caring, confidential listening ear to pastor’s wives. She loves to encourage other women through prayer and support in hopes of strengthening all relationships in their lives.
Melissa loves to bake, garden, craft, travel and spend time with her family. She is a graduate of the University of Northwestern with a BA in Social Science. Melissa and her husband have three beautiful daughters together. She currently homeschools their nine-year-old twins. Melissa and Andy are privileged to serve together as Standing Stone Shepherds to encourage and support pastors and their wives as they fulfill their call.