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Floris United Methodist Church

Children's Ministry Staff

Children's Ministry

  • Rev. Tim Ward - Associate Pastor and Director of Grow Ministries
  • Kelly Crespin - Children's Ministry Director
  • Renee Williams - Children's Ministry Coordinator
  • Wendy Hilbert - Childcare Supervisor
Rev. Tim Ward - Associate Pastor and Director of Grow Ministries

Rev. Tim Ward

Associate Pastor and Director of Grow Ministries

Rev. Tim Ward was born in Culpeper, Va. and received his undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia. After college he spent two years working as an account executive in the corporate world while serving as a volunteer in youth ministry at The Falls Church, an historic parish in Falls Church, Va. In 2003 Tim joined the staff as the middle school director at The Falls Church. In 2005 Tim married his wife Susan.

Tim joined the staff of Floris United Methodist Church in the fall of 2006 as the Youth Director. Soon thereafter, Tim and Susan had their first son, Jackson, in February of 2007. In the summer of 2008 Tim began working on his MDIV degree at Wesley Theological Seminary. In 2009 Tim and Susan expanded their family with the birth of twins Nathan and Sarah.

Currently Tim serves as one of the associate pastors at Floris UMC. His focus is on the area of discipleship to children, students, and adults.
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Kelly Crespin - Children's Ministry Director

Kelly Crespin

Children's Ministry Director

Kelly Crespin is the Children’s Ministry Director at Floris United Methodist Church. Kelly is from San Antonio, TX and moved here in January, 2014 to join our church family. She has a BS in Elementary Education from the University of Central Oklahoma and a MS in Gifted and Talented Education from the University of Virginia. Kelly has been married to Rudy for 24 years and they have a daughter in college and one in high school.

Before joining Floris, Kelly was an educator having taught grades ranging from kindergarten to high school. She has homeschooled both her daughters and was the co-director of a homeschool co-op in San Antonio for several years. She has also been very active in the Girl Scout community as a troop leader, training facilitator, event and camp planner, and Service Unit Director working with hundreds of volunteers and girls.

Kelly’s favorite Bible verse is Psalm 46:10, “Be still and know that I am God”. In today’s world of busyness it is so important to take time each day to savor God’s love and grace.
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Renee Williams - Children's Ministry Coordinator

Renee Williams

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Renee Williams is a Children’s Ministry Coordinator for Floris United Methodist Church. Renee grew up in a military family and is also a military spouse. She has lived in 10 different States, and now calls Virginia home where she lives with her husband and two amazing children. Renee has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Auburn University.

After years of volunteering as a Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teacher, she began working at Floris in January, 2014. Her responsibilities include planning and implementing the many fun and exciting programs for children in preschool through elementary school. Renee loves working with children of all ages. In her spare time, she enjoys distance running and quilting.

• Favorite Bible Verse: Romans 12:12
• First Job: Re-shelving books at the local public library in Florida.
• Renee’s idea for a perfect day is waking up early to go on a long run in sunny, warm weather; and then spending the rest of the day hanging out with her kids.
703-793-0026 ext. 128
Wendy Hilbert - Childcare Supervisor

Wendy Hilbert

Childcare Supervisor

Wendy Hilbert serves as the Nursery Supervisor for Floris United Methodist Church. Wendy was born and raised in Northern Virginia and graduated from Chantilly HS. Wendy received her Bachelors of Science degree in Health and Recreation Management from George Mason University and her Masters of Arts degree in Management from American Public University.

Wendy has worked for Fairfax County Parks and Recreation and has served as an adjunct professor for APU. Wendy was overjoyed to join the Floris staff in January, 2013, and loves helping share God’s love to the children of Floris.

• Favorite Bible verse: 2 Corinthians 5:17

• First job: Wendy’s first job was at Total Crafts in Chantilly, VA.

• Wendy’s idea of a perfect day: Doing something fun outside (zoo, apple picking, beach, farm) with her two sons, Gavin and Jonah, and her husband, Jay.
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