Haley Montoya is excited to join the KFUMC staff as the director of traditional worship. She has had the honor of working in the music ministry at KFUMC as a soloist, choir member, Jubilee band leader, and contemporary worship volunteer since January 2018. Haley has spent most of her adult life performing as a soloist in different communities and venues from church to the main stage. She has also taught private voice lessons since 2003 and has recently been an adjunct instructor of voice at Schreiner University. Haley and her husband Ben have two children: Elias (8) and Isla (4). Ben is a professor of History at Schreiner University and is also the drummer for the Jubilee band. Elias is a book and video game enthusiast and Isla likes to keep everyone in line. They have a great love for KFUMC and its people and are thrilled to have found a church they can sincerely call home.
Kendra is thrilled to be a part of the KFUMC team as the Director of Youth Ministries. She has loved volunteering with the Forge Youth Group and is excited for all that the program can be! In 2019 she and her husband Spencer returned from the mission field in Costa Rica. He started as the Contemporary Worship Leader & Director of Young Adult Ministries while she stayed home with their newborn baby boy, Forrest. Tractor enthusiast and lego engineer, Forrest keeps them on their toes.
After graduation from Lubbock Christian University with a BA in Youth and Family Ministry Kendra spent four years as Youth Ministry Coordinator at Bandera UMC. Shortly after getting married in 2015 she moved with her husband to Costa Rica and taught 7th grade and preschool bible classes as well as led small groups with her husband for students in the secondary at Colegio Metodista.
The KFUMC family is special and their family loves being part of this amazing community!
Laura Drane has been married to her husband, David, for 26 years. They have 14-year-old boy/girl twins named Cooper & Brooklyn. She is a 1997 graduate from Schreiner University Nursing Program. Prior to the twins being born, she worked in the nursing field for over 10 years. She was then lucky enough to be a stay-at-home mom while they were little.
They have been active members at KFUMC since 2002 volunteering in various capacities. She has also served on staff as the Nursery Coordinator and Children’s Ministry/Preteen Ministry Program Coordinator for the past 4 1/2 years.
She is excited to begin working with the youth as the Middle School Ministry Director. She looks forward to building relationships, playing crazy games, hearing about their hopes & hurts, and helping train them in truth. She truly appreciates the opportunity to be in relational ministry, serving alongside the middle school students to help shape their worldview and how they see Jesus.
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