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PASTOR MIKE & ANGIE WHITE

Pastor

Pastor Mike and Angie have been the Pastor's of The Refuge Church since its beginning in 2004. They are passionate about spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ. Along with preaching and pastoring these two also hold full-time jobs, which has never stood in the way of ministering to others. If you cannot make it to Sunday Morning services Pastor Mike can also be heard on the Churches weekly podcast. Mrs Angie also has her own podcast along with Angie Hite called Go To Gals. We are thankful for their continued hard work and dedication.

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TIM & ANGIE HITE

Pastoral Support

Tim & Angie Hite have been faithful supporters of The Refuge Church for over 5 years. Tim has been recording Sunday morning messages for the WLIV 920am local radio station for over 6 years. The Refuge is a proud supporter of his radio ministry. You can also listen to Tim on our weekly podcast. Angie is a wonderful wife, mother and friend. She gives much encouragement and is dedicated to the Word of God. She also co-hosts a podcast with Mrs. Angie White. We are blessed to have them as a part of The Refuge Family.

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RANDELL & RACHEL GRAFF

Teens Teachers

These wonderful people are the Graff's! Randell, and Rachel, with their children Cale, Sarah and Miriam. Together they teach our teen class. They do a wonderful job with this age group by being attentive, creative and honest. The Graff's are hard workers and love the Lord with all their hearts. They homeschool their children along with running their farm! They seek a relevant Word for our teens. We are grateful for their committed service to the Lord and church.

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L TO R: ASHLEY HILLIS, ADRIENNE VAGRIN, AMY MAYNARD

Pre-Teen Teacher & Assistants

Ms. Adrienne is our 9-12 yr old teacher. She has a strong grasp for the Word of God and teaches this age group by breaking it down on their levels of understanding. The assists come up with a creative activity to go along with each teaching. These ladies do a wonderful job teaching this group of transitioning pre-teens.

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L TO R: DIANE DISHMAN, VICKIE WHITE, MELISSA COFFMAN, LAURIE VAGRIN

Children's Teacher & Assistants

Mrs. Vickie is our 4-8 yr old teacher along with her assistants. We are thankful to have such a smart and creative teacher in the family. The children learn so much from Mrs. Vickie. She is always doing some neat craft to go along with her lessons. Mrs. Vickie is truly a gifted teacher with so much knowledge of history. The children amaze their parents with all they learn about God and the Bible in her class. Though, she could not do this without the help of her wonderful assistants!

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L TO R: JAN BUELL, ROSIE WHITE, LAURIE VAGRIN, MELISSA COFFMAN. NOT PICTURED: JAN SWALLOWS

Nursery Staff

These beautiful ladies are our nursery teachers. These women are full of patience, kindness, joy, love and humor! All the things needed for working with babies and little's. We appreciate all their hard work and dedication.

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WES & AMY MAYNARD

Helps/Teacher

Amy and Wes are both great helps. Amy is one of the lead teachers in the preteen class, she helps in the music department, and helps manage the facebook page. Wes helps out in the media department. And they both come up with the church sign sayings.


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ASHLEY HILLIS & MELISSA COFFMAN

Event Planners

These two sisters are our event planners. They plan all the events that go on through the Church. They also assist in our classes so with our children in mind and their creative talents we are sure to have an event fun for the whole family! We are blessed to have these young women plan exciting ways for fellowship with our Church family and community.