Intergen Team

Over the past few years, Intergenerational Discipleship has undergone major changes. COVID forced a revisioning of the department to create the systems for sustainable ministry in the 21st century, including onboarding a team of regional coordinators and specialists to serve as connectors and resourcers for your local context. This team is fantastic, and I invite you to connect with your regional coordinators to learn more about networking and training opportunities in addition to the resourcing we offer at the conference level!

Rev. Melissa Collier Gepford
Intergenerational Discipleship Coordinator

Kids Ministry Team

Northwest Region
Erin Sams

Northeast Region
Derek Steinacher

Southeast Region
Rev. Rebecca Hjelle

South Central Region
Rev. Ashley Prescott Barlow-Thompson

Rural Children’s Ministries Specialist
Seulki Choi


Youth Ministry Team

Northeast Region
Ed Ostlund

Southeast Region
Rev. Kurt Cooper

South Central Region
Rev. Amy Foster