Stefanie graduated with distinction with a Master of Divinity degree from Campbell University Divinity School in 2010. She completed this degree while she was serving full-time as Director of Media Ministries at First Baptist Church in Wilmington. Upon graduation Stefanie was ordained by FBC and promoted to the position of Minister of Connections. She has worked with assimilation of new visitors and members into the congregation through small group connections; developed and implemented curriculum and volunteer groups, lead small groups and taught in a variety of settings. With a BA in Broadcast Communications from Geneva College (PA), Stefanie has created and produced multi-media including graphics and videos for worship and other ministry activities. She developed and oversaw the production and maintenance of the FBC Wilmington website, and increased the staff implementation of social media outlets for ministry promotion. In all, Stefanie worked for FBC almost 12 years.
Stefanie has a passion for working with older adults, has worked as a youth director, worked with young families, in children’s ministries, and began a ministry to young adults. She participated in hospital, hospice and nursing home visitation. She has worked alongside other staff members to develop sermon series themes from which to write Sunday school materials and design worship services.