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Floris United Methodist Church

Children's Ministry Staff

Children's Ministry

  • Bill Gray - Director of Grow Ministries
  • Kelly Crespin - Children's Ministry Director
  • Renee Williams - Children's Ministry Coordinator
  • Wendy Hilbert - Childcare Supervisor
Bill Gray - Director of Grow Ministries

Bill Gray

Director of Grow Ministries

Following a calling to lay ministry Bill joined the Floris staff as a part time employee in January 2013. Subsequently, in May of 2013, he became full time as the Director of Adult Ministries. In this capacity he is responsible for the connection, education, and group life of our adult congregation

Bill is a native of Pittsburgh PA and a fan of anything Pittsburgh. He moved to the DC area to complete his MBA at George Washington University in 1986. He and his wife of 28 years, Monica moved to Northern VA in 1991 and became a member of Floris UMC that same year. Bill worked in the telecommunications industry for 14 years serving in various senior management positions in finance, marketing, and program management. Following an entrepreneurial spirit and his lifelong passion for art, Bill and his wife started a successful decorative arts company and Bill later joined a McLean design firm as General Manager. Bill and Monica have four wonderful children and Max – a pet store terrier that just happened to be the best dog in the world. He loves art, the creative process, cooking and spending time surrounded by an in awe of God’s creation.

Favorite bible verse: Psalm 46:10 & Romans 12:2

First job: Retail sales Kaufmann’s Dept. Store

Perfect day: Eating anything ethnic outdoors surrounded by family and good friends enjoying God’s incredible grace and love (under an arbor in a vineyard or on the beach would be over the top but quite spectacular)
703-793-0026 x167
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.
703-793-0026 ext. 166
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.
703-793-0026 x166