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Director of Early Childhood Discipleship
Tonya studied at Nicollet Area Tech College in Rhinelander, Wis. Tonya has served in Children's Ministries as an Early Childhood helper and teacher and the Early Childhood Assistant prior to becoming Director of Early Childhood Discipleship.
Tonya is originally from Saranac, a small town near Grand Rapids, Mich. She met her husband, Jay, at Fort Wilderness, a year-round, Christian camp in northern Wisconsin where they both served summers in high school and full time during some of their college years. Tonya and Jay married in Michigan in 1995 and eventually moved to Jay's home state of Minnesota. They have two daughters, Madeline and Olivia. Tonya enjoys reading, cooking and baking, crafts, spending time with family and friends, biking, camping and volunteering at her daughters’ schools.