In the fall of 2011, Kim Knipfer joined us as the Director of our Children’s Church hour, DiscipleKidz Worship. As opportunities arose, she began adding additional leadership responsibilities in other areas including our Children’s Sunday School Department, Beginner A/B Church, Children’s Mission Conference, VBS, and Summer Camp. In 2014, Kim was added to our Leadership Team as our Director of Children’s Ministries. Kim holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Hyles-Anderson College. Before coming to us, she served for 16 years as the Christian Education Director at another church in the Tri-State area. Kim’s ministry experience also includes teaching at a Christian school for several years as well as serving as the Assistant Director of a local preschool. Kim and her husband, Ron, serve in Children’s Ministry together. Ron also graduated from Hyles-Anderson College with a degree in Missions. They have two married children, Matthew (Julie) and Amanda (Jeff), and four grandchildren, Natalie, Emilie, Lincoln and Madison.