Katie is ecstatic about serving as the Director of Children and Young Family Ministries at Malibu Pres. She is deeply passionate about children from every socioeconomic background, having experience working with abused and neglected children in the L.A foster system, orphanages in third world countries, and teaching in classrooms. Katie was a Theatre Major at Pepperdine and quickly decided that kids were her absolute favorite audience. She volunteered in MPC Sunday school every Sunday of her college career because she found the kids to be beautiful, raw, hilarious, innocent, and inspiring. She was the Children and Families Intern for two years, and spent a year and a half teaching Preschool in Malibu. Katie has a heart for the Malibu community, and her mission is to reaffirm every child’s uniqueness and worth in the eyes of the Lord. Newly married to husband Reese (they met in a Pepperdine Spanish Class), they are beyond excited and honored to start this new chapter with the love and support of Malibu Pres.