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Dawn ReNee', Office Administrator
(309) 829-9327 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dawn grew up in the country of Towanda along with her two younger sisters, Shannon and Nikki. The three girls loved playing in the creek with Dawn’s horse, Dixie, riding mini bikes, and twirling batons.
Dawn’s love for the outdoors leads her to her camper in Marseilles nearly every weekend. Her cat, Hattie Mae makes a great little companion on these trips. She also enjoys fishing, trips to the beach, home improvement projects, NASCAR and Indy Car racing, music, sewing, and playing the flute/piccolo. Her greatest enjoyment and accomplishment in life is her family. She has two boys, Scott and Tim, and one daughter, McKale. Scott has given her a grandson, Ethan, and youngest granddaughter Gracelynd; while Timmy has given her her oldest granddaughter, Kaylee Marie. Her daughter McKale attends college and continues to amaze Dawn.
Prior to FCC, Dawn worked in the health and life insurance fields as a licensed agent and office manager. It was not until she attended ICC focusing on paralegal studies that she found her true passion in helping others, which resulted in working with domestic violence victims and many others in need. Dawn finds she is still able to help others in her current position as office administrator. She is responsible for the operation and supervision of the office, coordinating schedules/building use, wedding coordinating, chair of social service agencies for the block party, maintaining office equipment and supplies throughout the church, and assisting people in need. She feels truly blessed with this position. She not only loves the work she does, but Dawn has also gained a wonderful church family and very dear friends. She thanks you for that!
A favorite Bible verse of Dawn’s that she would like to pass on is Phillipians 4-13: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
Debbie Stumm, Financial Secretary
(309) 829-9327 email@example.com
Debbie has an Office Administration degree from ISU, and joined the FCC staff in August of 1981. She came to type the bulletin for one Friday afternoon and has now stayed over 35 years. As our Financial Secretary, she is responsible for managing our income and expenses. She also prepares the traditional service bulletins and newsletters, mails the weekly prayer cards, and records attendance and visitors.
Debbie is a member of First Baptist Church of Bloomington where she is also the Financial Secretary there, teaches preschool Sunday School, and sings in the choir. She also enjoys singing in the Passion Play Choir, playing games, cats, flower gardening, and square and round dancing. One of Debbie’s favorite Bible verses is the 100th Psalm which is read each year as the prayer at her family’s Thanksgiving dinner: “Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come into his presence with singing …”
Jenifer Petri, Communications Coordinator
(309) 531-9562 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jenifer has been working for FCC since the summer of 2013. She finds it an interesting challenge to compose a complete and current digital weekly newsletter (the Friday Email), preparing the reader for the coming Sunday's worship services and other events at the church. She also coordinates the production of a bi-weekly newsletter called Beyond the Bricks, which highlights varied community events that focus on mission, service, and fellowship. Jen enjoys developing the visuals used in worship each Sunday in both the traditional and One and All services, and she is the social media coordinator and website master for the church.
Jen's greatest joys are her children, Paige and Austin, and her husband, Darrel. She is an avid introvert who enjoys her pets, fishing, and nature in general. She and Darrel are passionate about Israel and enjoy traveling there and to all the other corners of the earth.
Her favorite Bible passage is John 1:1-18, a beautiful description of our Savior's power and omnipresence by the Apostle whom He loved, and words of hope, light, and comfort for a world often a challenge to navigate.