Tina Schramme | Children and Family Ministry Director |
Tina Schramme is in her 10th year of ministry at First Mansfield as the Director of our Children Ministries. Tina received her Master's degree in child development from the University of North Texas and is passionate about helping families raise kids who love God. She is currently pursing becoming an ordained Pastor in the UM church. Tina has been married for 16 years to her best friend, Gene; and, they have a 14 year old daughter named Parker and an 11 year old son named Grayson.
Michelle Parks| Administrative Coordinator|
Michelle has worked for our church since 2005. Her first four years were spent with First Faith Preschool and Kindergarten. She recently joined the children ministry team as the Administrative Coordinator. She has been married to her wonderful husband Rodney for 10 years and they have two wonderful boys Bryson and Blane. She loves working with children and watching them grow.
Seree Plumlee | Nursery Director |
Seree has been with First Mansfield since June of 2004, becoming the Nursery Director in January 2008. After many years in the corporate world she has loved being so focused on the children of our church...after all, it is much more fun to be playing with kids than working in a stuffy old office! Seree has been married to her wonderful husband, Karl, for 16 years and they have one daughter, Taylor, who is in Middle School.
Amy Huffhines | Program Director|
Amy loves children and is all about making a joyful NOISE! She feels privileged to be a part of teaching kids about finding their own unique way to worship God. Amy is a graduate from UTA and has been working at our church since 1998. She has fulfilled many roles on staff including music teacher, drummer, nursery staff, worship leader, curriculum writer and bus driver. Amy is the Children's Program Director and can't wait to see where God leads her next.
Paul Mallory | G-force Coordinator |
Paul has been involved in children's ministries for over 10 years and on staff here since 2009. Bringing a high-energy, innovative worship experience to kids is Paul's focus. Paul is married to Beth and they have two kids, Casey and Keaton.
Melony Harmon | G-force Assistant|
We are thrilled to have Melony join our team. She is a founding member of G-force and you may have noticed her mad skills at playing games. She is the proud mom of Gage and Madi, who are awesome. She is a Ranger wife and she Looooves Jesus.
Dawn Brown| 5th-6th grade coordinator|
Dawn is married to Geoff Brown. They have a son Hayden, 12, and a daughter Merit, 8. The Browns have been at First Methodist for 12 years and Dawn has been on the Children's Team for 7 years. Dawn absolutely LOVES this age group; probably because shaving cream and running around acting goofy sounds fun to her!
Chimere Booker | Volunteer Coordinator |
Chimere is privileged to have the task of maintaining files and assigning all of the volunteers in Children’s Ministries. You may recognize Chimere from UPWARD. She has played a key role in our basketball program since 2008. Come see Chimere and she will help you find a place to serve.
Andrea Winkle | Nursery Coordinator |
Andrea has worked for our church since 2003. Two years were spent with First Faith Preschool and Kindergarten and the rest have been spent as our nursery coordinator. She has two wonderful boys, ages 13 and 7. She loves working with children and finds it very satisfying watching them learn and grow.
Courtney Wilson | Children's Sports Coordinator |
Courtney is a long time Mansfield citizen and she and her husband have attended our church since 1994. They chose this church early in their marriage with thoughts of having children and being impressed with the programs that our church offered. She graduated from Tarleton State University with a B.S. in Exercise and Sports Studies with teaching certifications in All-Level Health, P.E. and Education. "Leading children and their parents to Christ through sports is a blessing!" The Wilson's have 3 children: Tanner 14, Chase 11, and Dax 10. God is good!
Alice Alt | Care Coordinator |
Alice Alt joins FUMC's Children's Ministry team as the Children's Care Coordinator. Alice has been a member of FUMC since 2008, when she and her amazing family moved to Mansfield, TX from Albany, GA. Alice brings over fifteen years experience between volunteering and working within the church realm, mainly focusing on children and families. She holds a bachelor of science in Mass Communications with an emphasis in religion and sociology from Lycoming College in Pennsylvania. Her greatest blessings in life are her husband Matt, her eight year old Matthew, her six year old Micah and her daughter Madeline. Thank you God for this day!
Julie Arber |Children's Program Assistant | email Julie
Julie is a life-long member of our church and has served in various areas including Children's Ministries, The Mission Center, Kitchen Ministries and Care Ministries. She has worked with children for several years and joined the Children's Ministry Team in April 2009. Julie says she is happy and feels very blessed to be a part of this team! She believes that children raised in Faith and a Christian environment are the two most important gifts parents and caregivers can give. Julie is married to her wonderful husband, Duane, and has two great kids, Payton and Landon. "I am so grateful for all of God's blessings and the awesome ways He works in my life!"
Kim Garrett |Children's Hospitality Coordinator| email Kim
Kim has been a member of the church for over 15 years and joined the Children’s Ministries team in 2009 as Hospitality Coordinator. She has been married to her high school sweetheart, Brett, for 23 years. They have three wonderful children, Kelsee, Kaylee and Spencer, who are actively involved in the church. Kim enjoys photography, making family videos, spending time with friends and family, and volunteering in the Mansfield Methodist ER.