Rebecca Valenzuela is our Children, Youth, and Family Ministry Director. Ms. Becky has been working in the field of youth and children’s ministry for about 15 years. In addition to working for two United Methodist Churches, Becky has been a preschool & elementary school teacher and substitute for 20 years. She received her degree in Diversified Elementary Education from the University of La Verne with an emphasis in Child Psychology and Sociology. In addition, Becky has completed additional coursework in Early Childhood Education. Becky has also served for the last two years as the Program Manager for Lazy W Ranch, a Cal-Pac Conference camp for children, youth, & young adults.
Time with her family is very important. Becky is a proud mother of three- Bethany(20), Annalise(23), and Daniel(25). Daniel and his wife Michelle have two little girls: Heidi(3) and Blythe(almost 2). They are expecting their first son any day now! When not teaching, Becky loves the theater, music, and sports
Leslie has served our church as organist for close to 30 years. She is an accomplished pianist who added the study of organ in her later life. In addition, she served as an Administrator and School Principal for over 30 years.
Nancy Reyes is a lifelong Methodist and happy to work here at the Church. She is married with 3 married children and 5 grandchildren. Nancy appreciates the chance to sing in the Choir and help with Sunday School. Come by the office and say Hi!
Michelle Gordon has been the director/Prinicpal at CrossRoads Children’s Center since 2006. She has been working in the child development field for over 20 years. Mrs. Gordon knew at a young age she wanted to get her degree in early childhood education. She has an Associate’s Degree in Science: Child Development from Moorpark College. Mrs. Gordon loves giving tours of CrossRoads Children’s Center to new families and showing them what a wonderful staff and program they have.
She really enjoys her free time with her family! Mrs. Gordon and her husband Josh have been married since the summer of 1996. They have two wonderful teenagers, Marley and Rider that keep them busy with softball and baseball. When her children were preschoolers they also attend CrossRoads Children’s Center.
When she is not watching her children play sports, she is watching the LA Dodgers play, teaching Sunday School, camping, going to the beach and trying new adventures with her family.