The Experience Magazine - Spring 2018

Emily (Drexler) Spicher (’00) is married to Jeff, and they have three children: Kendalyn (7), Avery (6), and Maddon (10 mos.) and another due in March. They live in Indiana where Emily works as a nurse Kristina (Pepe) Dearden (’07) is married to Timothy, and they have one child, Miles (1) and another on the way. She is a stay-at-home mom. David & Rachel (Schubert) George (’05) have four children: Elijah (9), Silas (7), Judah (5), and Jovie Ray (3). David is the Children’s Ministry Pastor at LifeBridge Church of South Haven, Michigan. Derek Gilbert (’08) and his wife, Sarah, have a son, Ian (2) and live in the greater Binghamton, New York area where Derek is a Multi-Unit Office Manager for H&R Block. Rebekah (Howdyshell) Glockner (’08) and her husband, Seth, live in Ohio and are expecting their first child. She is a stay-at-home wife and mom. Amy (Rattin) Lutz (’00) and her husband, Simon, have three children: Talitha (6), Judah (4), and Micaiah (2). She is a stay-at-home homeschooling mom. Monique Ouellette (’08 & ’09) is a missionary in Colombia, South America. Heather (Gladden) Muzilla (’07) and her husband, Brandon, are expecting their first child in May. She is working as a Clinical Medication Coordinator. Leonna Elam (’05) is a stay-at-home mom to her two adopted children, Levi (2) and Evie (1). Sara (Frey) Manry (’05) is married to Jordan, and they have two children: Adalyn (5) and Julianna (2), and Jesse (newborn). She is a homemaker and part-time photographer. Juan & Tara (Davis) Valdez (’07) have two children: Cattleya (3) and Cato (2). Juan is a carpenter, and Tara is a stay-at-home mom and coaches middle school volleyball. Lindsay (Hardin) Dahlgren (’05) is married to Andrew, and they have two children: Lincoln (3) and Miles (1). She works as an X-Ray and CAT Scan Technician. Joshua & Lisa (Monje) Twiest (’01 & ’02) live in Michigan and have three children: Hannah (11), Tori (7), and Eli (4). Besides raising their children, they have been involved in the youth pastorate and Josh is a chaplain in the Army National Guard. David (’07) and Sarah (Wright) (’07) Graham live in Pennsylvania with their three children: Grace (8), Melody (6), and Jenna (2 ½). David is a firefighter, and Sarah is a homeschooling mom. Melissa Carmer (’11) is a Preschool Teacher in Michigan. Jocelyn Garcia (’14 & ’15) works as a Monitor in a Christian school. Brittany Lowd (’11) lives in Sherbrooke, Quebec where she works as an Event Coordinator for Delta by Marriott. Nathan (’12 & ’13) & Danielle (Stone) (’07 & ’08) Martin are serving as missionaries with Word of Life in New Zealand. They have a 6-month-old son, Liam. Amber (Erb) Turner (’14) and her husband, Eric, have one child, Ethan. They live in Northville, New York where Amber is a stay-at-home mom. Margaret Truxell (’01) lives in Orlando, Florida where she works as a Food Service Manager at Pioneers. Kassia (Lent) Thomas (’01) is married to Michael, and they have two children: Joshua (3) and Lillian (1). Kassia is a stay-at-home mother. Christopher Roth (’02) and his wife, Rebecca, have three children: Jordan (15), Alyssa (11), and O’Neil (7). He is a VP at Bentley Seeds in Cambridge, New York. 2010’S

Find us on Facebook! Look up WORD OF LIFE BIBLE INSTITUTE ALUMNI AND WORD OF LIFE FELLOWSHIP. Update your alumni profile online at WORDOFLIFE.EDU/UPDATE. What is God doing in your life? How has He led, helped, or comforted you? If you have a testimony to give, a story tip to pass on, a ‘remember when,’ or ministry update, we would like to hear about it! We can accept high-quality photos, 300dpi or higher. Email us at ALUMNI@WOL.ORG. Brandon (’15) & Shannon (Kirkpatrick) (’14) Medina live in Ellington, Conneticut where Shannon is a volunteer puppy raiser for Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation. Lindsey (Wooler) Loch (’12) and her husband, Daniel, live in Pennsylvania where she works as the music director and teacher at the Meadowbrook School. Emily Ross (’13) is an Office Manager for a small private school in Florida. She is also one semester away from having her Bachelor’s in Psychology from USF. Chelsea (Rowell) Magwire (’15) is married to Dylan and works as an Assistant Retail Manager. They live in Vermont. Rebecca (Sandison) Sibary (’10) is married to Nathan, and they live in Michigan. She is a manager of a local coffee shop. Kristin Hurley (’16) is a student at Liberty University working on her degree in Elementary Education. Sarah (Fedora) Lauter (’09 & ’10) and her husband, Robert, live in Louisville, Kentucky where Sarah works as a nanny. She and her husband are 4th – 6th grade Sunday School teachers and are part of a pro-life ministry called Speak for the Unborn. Annamarie (Perry) Trott (’05 & ’06) and her husband, Sean, are missionaries with Word of Life in Bermuda. Karen (Grenier) Clayton (’13) is married to Nathaniel (’13). She is working as a Housekeeping Supervisor at a hotel. Hannah Strayer (’10) is a missionary with ABWE, specializing in media (photo/ video/audio). Her goal is for language school in mid-2018 and to be on the field in Africa sometime in 2019. Mercedes Conway (’11 & ’12) lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania where she is a photographer for Lifetouch Studios. Abigail Ledford (‘14 & ’15) lives in Lynchburg, Virginia where she is a Teaching Assistant for a Genetics professor. Marisa Carr (’11) lives in Florida where she is teaching in a Christian school. Brandon (’12 & ’13) and Victoria (Adkins) (’12 & ’13) Eger live in Michigan with their two children: Sophia (3) and Aiden (1). Melanie Abernathey (’11) lives in Virginia where she is working as a nanny. Ellie (Odhner) Mayor (’12) and her husband, Cameron, live in Virginia where she is a Real Estate Business Manager for two agents and is working on her real estate license. Susan Wilkins (’12 & ’13) is working in housekeeping at a resort in New Hampshire. She has written five Historical Fiction books that include a Gospel message. She is currently living at home and providing care for her dad. Bryndon & Jane (Wallenwine) (’12) Helton live in Indiana with one child, Morgan (2), and another on the way. John & Rebekah (McCarthy) (’15) Jordan are both full-time students at Clarks Summit University studying Biblical Counseling. They are both also working for the school.


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