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Laurie Montague

Laurie Montague

Director of Adult Ministriesoffice: 913-681-5100 x 2304

Who:  Married to Greg for 32 years and the mother of grown sons, Joseph and Joshua and our yellow lab Sam. I enjoy good coffee, conversation, writing, traveling, photography, playing the piano, reading a good book and spending family time.

What:  Director of Adult Ministries - providing support and leadership for Life Groups, Men's and Women's Groups, and Spiritual Formation Opportunities. I also provide support for our Connect, Coffee and Communion serving teams.

Where:  Originally from a small town in Ohio where I grew up as a preacher's kid. I loved the Cleveland Indians and the local church. After graduating from Cincinnati Christian University with my degrees in Christian Education and Journalism I received my Elementary Teaching Certificate from Indiana University. I taught second grade elementary school before moving to Kansas City.

When:  In 1990 Greg and I moved to Overland Park to plant a new church called SouthWoods. For the first 17 years I served as the Director of Children's Ministry and in 2007 moved to my current role.

Why:  I have a passion for the local church, teaching God's Word and helping people grow in their relationship with God.

My Favorite Verse:  "See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that's what we are-children of God!"
1 John 3:1