Jennifer & Lee Merchant – Girls Ministry Director

Calling:
When I was 11 the Lord saved me during a Sunday morning service here at Crossgates. I was later baptized and when I was 18 I knew the Lord was leading me to serve the church. I first started at Crossgates in 2004 doing graphic design, and over the years, the Lord led me to his will for me…doing girls ministry.
 
About me:
My husband, Lee, and I got married in 2006. We love being active, playing tennis, and just being outdoors. Our son Grayson is four, amazing, and we love family movie nights. I love love love shrimp and my favorite hobby is collecting “I love Lucy ” memorabilia.
 
Favorite Snack: Pringles…I mean, once you pop you can’t stop
 
Favorite Bible Story: Ruth and Boaz
  
Interesting Fact: I traveled with LeeAnn Rimes when I was a kid
 
If you were on an Island alone and could only take one thing…? “Soap…no! A gun…no I’d run out of bullets…a knife…ummmm…I don’t know!”
 
Staff Nick Name: “Vanilla Bean”