Jay and Marilou Mowchenko have been married and in ministry together for over 25 years. As rookie empty-nesters, they are exploring what it means to truly do ministry together. They are serving Hampton as an “official” team for the first time. Jay is providing staff leadership, preaching and prayer ministry and Marilou is investing in the pastoral care and welcoming ministries of the church. We love the kindness of the Hampton church and are excited to partner with their heart to serve the community!
Naomi is the Office Manager at the Hampton Free Methodist Church and has been in this position for 12 years. Naomi and her husband Glen, are parents to 2 teenagers and one adult son and enjoy being involved in church life at Hampton.
Jessica helps pull together and oversee our Sunday morning and special services. Jessica organizes and gives direction to our worship/music ministry. During the week, she coordinates our discipleship ministries by investing in small group leaders and cultivating an environment that leads to spiritual maturity and community involvement. Jessica is an associate pastor and is currently tracking towards ordination with the Free Methodist Church in Canada.
As a mother of four, Shawna has a natural passion to see children learn and grow. She understands the importance of passing faith down from generation to generation. (see Psalm 78) Her mission is to teach children how to love and serve God abundantly. As the Director of Children’s Ministry, Shawna manages all Sunday morning programming for children from kindergarten to grade five. She also oversees the nursery for infants and toddlers, and organizes a Sunday school program for preschoolers. Shawna is a gifted artist, and when she’s not helping with the church’s playgroup or summer kids programing, she operates a successful face painting business and creates custom personalized canvas paintings.