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Meet the DUMC Youth Staff!

 


Karen Bass -  Director of Youth Ministries

 

What do you do here? I'm here to connect students to God, each other, the church, and to the world.  Helping us all become disciples of Christ sounds good. My hope is that each student that walks through our doors feels welcomed, loved, and can call DUMC home.

How long have you been a part of DUMC? I joined DUMC as a member in 1998 and joined the youth staff in 2014.

Who are your people? I'm married to Billy, and we have 3 awesome kids — Will (Auburn University student), Maggie (University of West Georgia student), and Ben (Dunwoody High School Junior).

How did you do in school? MS in Psychology from University of Tennessee | BS in Psychology from University of Tennessee

What do you do when you aren't here? Read, walk my dogs, play cards, and embarrass my children.

Favorite thing ever? Going on mission trips with the DUMC Youth!


Montana Hamby - Associate Director of Youth Missions

 

What do you do here? I am here to find creative ways for our students to serve our local community and the world!

How long have you been a part of DUMC? I joined the youth staff in January of 2016.

Who are your people? I'm married to Natalee Dukes-Hammy.

How did you do in school? MAT in Social Studies Education from UGA in 2014 | BA in History from Georgia State University | Currently working on M.Div at Candler School of Theology at Emory University

What do you do when you aren't here? Catch pokemon, watch football, and goof off!

Favorite thing ever? I love spending time with my wife Natalee. My second favorite thing is Village Burger.


Brooke Freeman - Youth Ministry Associate


What do you do here? I am here to show the love of Christ and help youth build meaningful relationships with Christ and each other!

How long have you been a part of DUMC? I joined the youth staff Septmeber of 2017.

Who are your people? Charleigh, my sweetly rambunctious Mountain Mutt

How did you do in school? BS in Community Health from Georgia College and State University

What do you do when you aren't here? Read self help books, play with my dog, hang out with my nephew Wyatt, or think of what I should get monogrammed next.

Favorite thing ever? Anything chocolate & peanut butter!!