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 I later met my husband at college in an archery class. Our anniversary is 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