Julie has been working with Teen Challenge of Kentucky since her graduation from Central Bible College in 2003. In August 2011, Julie was appointed by the Board of Directors as the Executive Director for Teen Challenge of Kentucky. Julie is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and is dedicated to bringing the message of hope to men and women trapped in addiction.
Sarah joined our team at Teen Challenge of KY in January of 2013. Sarah is originally from Chicago and received her BA in Family studies from Moody Bible Institute. She moved to Louisiana in 2008 where she met her husband Jon-Michael and received her M.Div in Women’s studies from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Sarah is Passionate about ministry with women and seeing the lives of women changed as they encounter a life transforming God.
Emily moved all the way from Minnesota in April of 2013 to join our team at Priscilla’s Place. Emily has worked in a variety of jobs and has experience in public relations, marketing, and is a professional photographer. In 2011, God brought Emily into a new life with a passion to reach out to those who are without hope, need love and support, and desperately need a relationship with Jesus Christ. After seeing testimonies of Teen Challenge graduates at her church and hearing advertisements on Christian Radio stations, Emily responded to God’s call to be a part of His work at Teen Challenge.
Evelyn was the first graduate from our one year residential program at Priscilla’s Place. Evelyn graduated in September of 2013 after a long battle with addiction. While in the program, Evelyn experienced the power of God to transform her life and free her from addiction. This jump started a great passion in Evelyn to minister to women who are struggling with addiction; she is passionate about women experiencing a life transforming relationship with Christ. Evelyn began her internship at Priscilla’s Place in February 2014 and began working as a Discipleship Program Staff Member in Summer 2014.
Angela Fagley is originally from Massachusetts. She joined our team in April of 2015. Angela has her Bachelors in Sociology and studied at Boston University School of Theology. Following her time in seminary, she served as Senior Pastor in a church in New York State. In 2013, she experienced a spiritual transformation and opened her heart up to a new calling – The ministry of Teen Challenge. Angela is passionate about helping the women in this program to experience their own transformations.
Alyssa is from Ohio, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Urban Ministry with a minor in Criminal Justice. She has previously served women experiencing homelessness and Hispanic immigrant communities. Her passion is to see lives transformed and for those who feel unloved to experience God’s love and she has responded to this call by becoming part of our staff in May 2015.
Krista is originally from Michigan and received her BS in Psychology from the University of Michigan-Flint in 1995. After graduation she married and then moved to Louisville. Several years later Krista attended graduate school at the University of Louisville where she received her MEd in Counseling Psychology in 2002. Shortly after she was licensed as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Her past work experience includes; The Brook Hospital, private practice at Louisville Counseling Associates, and Seven Counties Inc. in Shelbyville, KY. In addition to working here at Priscilla’s Place, Krista works for the Shelby County Public School system as a Mental Health/Behavior Consultant. Krista enjoys working with adults, especially women, in helping them become more independent, confident, and increase their self-esteem. Even more so, Krista is passionate about helping women grow spiritually as they mend their past traumas.
Myranda is originally from Michigan. She joined our team in February 2016. Myranda has her Bachelors in Business Finance and minor in Economics. She studied at the University of Michigan. She has served as a Sunday school teacher for 5 year olds at her local church. She feels God has led her to the ministry of Teen Challenge through watching the program’s success with a family member. Myranda is passionate about helping the women in this program see the hope in the Lord, and find their identity in Christ.