Kristen joined the First United Methodist Church of Van Alstyne congregation in 2014. She became the Children’s Director in May of 2015. A native of Orlando, Florida, Kristen graduated from Baylor University in 2007.
She taught 5th and 6th grades in Dallas and Allen for 4 years. Kristen is a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority and served as an advisor for both the Baylor and Texas Christian University chapters for 3 years.
Kristen and her husband, Nicholas, were married in 2009. Nicholas grew up and has family in Pottsboro. Kristen and Nicholas lived in McKinney and were members of First United Methodist Church of McKinney for 4 years before moving to Gunter in 2013.
They have two children, Clare (born 2011) and Nolan (born 2013). In her spare time (which is when her children are sleeping) Kristen enjoys sewing quilts and children’s clothes, reading, and baking.