Melissa has been attending Creekside since 1996, became a member in 1999, and joined our staff in 2007. She accepted Christ at nine years of age, and volunteered in many church positions before joining the church staff. She married the love of her life in 1990, and they have two adult children – Melissa loves being a parent of grown kids! She was born in Albuquerque, NM and moved to Salinas, CA when she was 5 and lived there until college. She enjoys the Monterey Bay area, deep conversation with a friend or family member, going to the beach, traveling to the the tropics, learning and growing with her LifeGroup, exploring new areas with her grown children, and playing games with family and friends. Her life verse is:
· Psalm 19:14 – May the words of my mouth and the medications of my heart be pleasing to you, Oh Lord, my rock and my redeemer.