Ronda Gephart

Next Generation Assistant

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QUICK INTRO:

Born in “Olney Sanitarium”, Olney IL. Yes, that is what the hospital was called, way back then. As a child we lived near the property in Florida that is now called Disney World. The family moved back to Illinois and later met my husband at college in an archery class. We will be married 45 years April 1st. Yes April Fools Day.

NICKNAME:

Grandma, Queen, Attitude Cafe Queen

MINISTRY ROLE:

Next Generation Assistant

FAMILY:

Husband, Roger. 3 Children, Son: Rodney, Daughter in-law: Rhodes,Son: Ryan, Daughter in-law Tracee, Daughter: Rana, Son in-law: Jeremy. 9 Grandchildren, Kai, Lilly, Levi, Reilly, Taylor, Maggie, Kayley, Reese, and Andrew (Waiting on us in Heaven)

DREAM VACATION:

White Sandy beach & warm turquoise water, just about anywhere

REGULAR ORDER AT STARBUCKS:

Chai tea, or vanilla latte.

FAVORITE MOVIE:

The list is too long.

LIFE MOTTO:

Life is Good, De’ ga-je’ (Get er done in Haitian)

FAVORITE SCRIPTURE:

Matthew 1:23 He called himself “Immanuel” God is with us. I love know “He is always with us, always.

THINGS THAT FASCINATE ME:

Children, Teens God’s creations, Nature, Birds, flowers, Changing of the seasons

PREVIOUS JOBS:

Floral Designer, Teacher’s Assistant, Preschool Teacher, Children Director for church, Programmed and installed telephone systems, Retired, lol never

ONE THING THAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME:

We have moved 15 times

FAVORITE TV SHOW:

HGTV Fixer Upper

WHEN AND WHERE DID YOU GET SAVED:

My grandmother’s kitchen, when I was 7

WHAT SPORTS ARE YOU NOT GOOD AT:

All of them

PET PEEVES:

Being woke up before I am ready

LIFE-CHANGING MOMENT:

Becoming a Mother

HIDDEN TALENT:

I am a good shot with a rifle and pistol

FEARS:

The Dark and the possibility of cleaning up vomit

FAVORITE BOOK(S):

Lots

PEOPLE WHO INSPIRE ME:

My husband, My children and grandchildren

IN MY SPARE TIME:

I read, garden, spend time with family

LEAST FAVORITE FOOD:

Cow tongue

WHAT/WHO MAKES YOU LAUGH?

Pies in faces, Kids of all ages, jumping waves in the ocean

THE MOST EXOTIC PLACE YOU HAVE EVER BEEN:

Malaki Hawaii in the rain forest

THE MOST ADVENTUROUS THING YOU HAVE EVER DONE:

Go on mission trips

LEAST FAVORITE THING TO DO:

Take a mouse out of a trap. Solution: Throw the trap and all away