Our team stays busy connecting the hearts of kids to the heart of Jesus! Meet them!
Tell us about your family:
I am married to Brian Waycaster who is also on Staff here at Beach Church. We have two beautiful teenage daughters.
Describe your role on staff (Official title and maybe suggest a more descriptive title. Ie. Graphic designer/Design Ninja):
I am the CRAZY Preschool lady (Preschool Coordinator) in Adventure Beach. I am in charge of creating curriculum and scripts for the Birth through Kindergarten children. I also lead and schedule an amazing group of volunteers that help us Connect the HEARTS of kids to the HEART of Jesus!
What is a (non-ministry related) hobby or activity that you enjoy?:
In my free time I love to go camping with family and friends. I also enjoy playing card games as well.
What inspires you?:
List 3 things in the church that you directly interact with each week (this can be groups, materials, buildings, get creative):
- 1. ADVENTURE BEACH PRESCHOOL
- 2. AWESOME VOLUNTEERS
- 3. LOTS PAPERCLIPS
Describe yourself with:
Laidback (NOT LAZY)
Kind hearted (So people have told me)
Family: I have a loving father that is especially fond of me that is GOD. I have a great relationship with him and his son Jesus. I am unable to list all my family due to the infinite number, because as a believer in Christ I consider everyone my brothers and sisters
My role: My role at Beach Church is to connect the HEARTS of kids to the Heart of Jesus. Games master/Elementary Coordinator/ Apprentice magician
Hobby about self: I was born and raised in New York. I traveled the east coast for a year. I’m a full-time Nurse at a nursing home. My hobby is fighting crime at night. I also like to pick up and put down heavy things at the gym. I love the beach!! I like to make sand angels at the beach and dig holes. I like to count the waves at the ocean.
What inspires me: What inspires me is the smile of a child what drives me is to know they are smiling because they know Jesus' love.
Three things we interact with a week: Adventure Beach, Kids & a lot of tape, sticky stuff. In general, kids are sticky.
John hails from all over New York, the majority of his life lived in Long Island. He has one sister, three cousins, and a niece. He enjoys hockey and baseball. John is inspired by technology in youth connecting kids closer to God.