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.
Arielle is originally from Wisconsin where she received an Associate of Arts in Social Work and Psychology. Arielle joined our team in February of 2015 after graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Counseling from Moody Bible Institute. Over the time Arielle spent in college, she experienced Christ in a deeper way and was called to minister to hurting women in various settings. She has served as a youth worker with Inner City Impact and an Intern with Caris Pregnancy Counseling Center in Chicago, IL.
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.
Robin joined our team as a counseling intern in summer of 2013. She came on staff in February of 2014. Robin has a long history in addiction recovery ministry through her work as a Lifeline group facilitator. Robin graduated in May 2014 with her MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from Campbellsville University in Louisville. She has a son named RJ and is from Mt. Washington, Kentucky. As our counselor, Robin meets with the students, to counsel them through life challenges, past issues, and future development and life transformation.