Scott is the pastor of First Baptist Church. Prior to living in Tahoe, Scott and his wife Jenn served as resort ministers in Girdwood, Alaska. Scott also served seven years as the chaplain for the Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
He earned a BA in Anthropology from the University of Memphis and later a Master of Divinity from Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia.
Scott also works as a children’s ski instructor at Squaw Valley. In his spare time, Scott enjoys skiing, hiking, and kayaking.
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Jenn serves as Church Administrator and Community Outreach Coordinator. Jenn earned a BS in Religion and Philosophy from College of the Ozarks. She and Scott have served in resort ministry for over 16 years. In her spare time, Jenn enjoys kayaking, bicycling, hiking, and camping.
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Debbie is a Resort Missionary with Tahoe Resort Ministries. Debbie came to Tahoe in 1979. Debbie directs the Big A Club, Parents’ Night Out, and ski ministry at seven different ski areas. She tutors at the A+ Before and After School Ministry, recruits college students and adult volunteer groups, coordinates the Empties 4 Cash program, helps with My Morning Out, and has done outreach ministry at ten Olympic games. Debbie is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University and Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary.
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Crystal administrates all areas of our A+ children’s program. This includes maintaining our licensure with the State of California and Placer County, as well as planning and scheduling our program’s daily activities. She also provides training and supervision for all of our missionaries.
Crystal graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor with a degree in Mass Communications/Journalism. She previously worked for her alma mater as the editor of the school’s alumni publications. In the fall of 2010, Crystal served as a missionary here at the church and immediately fell in love with the people and the culture of Tahoe City. In her free time, Crystal loves cleaning house, taking her dog for a walk, reading, and hiking.
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David serves as our youth pastor. He graduated from the University of Texas A&M with a degree in Recreation Park & Tourism Sciences. David spent 10 years working in the camping world before picking up and moving his family to Tahoe City. During the winter, David works at Squaw Valley as a kid’s ski instructor. In his free time, David loves to be outside! He enjoys hiking, cycling, running, and kayaking.
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Elizabeth serves as the A+ Afterschool Supervisor and Music Minister. Elizabeth attended Louisiana Tech University, where she received a degree in Family and Child Studies. She came to serve as a semester missionary in January 2015 and quickly came to love the children and the community here. She has a passion to serve and love the people of the Tahoe area. Elizabeth enjoys being outdoors, trying new things and spending time with her friends and family.
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Maureen (AKA, “Mrs Mo”) has been the Heart and Soul of A Plus for years. She will continue to provide loving care for school age children in our after school program. Mrs Mo also keeps our craft supplies organized, writes material for our August program, and coordinates our audio/visual on Sunday mornings. In addition, she maintains a list of contact information of former missionaries. She tells school age students and and adults alike: “Once you are my kid, you are mine forever”.
Summer and Semester Missionaries
Every four months we invite college students or recent college graduates to Tahoe to teach in our A+ Children’s Programs. Many of these teachers are completing their Early Childhood Education degrees and use this experience to fulfill their internship requirements. Our teachers bring invaluable experience and energy to our community!