Emily Urban

IMG_1817 Emily 4,9,14Emily is the Director of New Hope Church Children’s Ministries and the teacher of Preschool Too at New Hope Christian School.  She graduated from Concordia University with an Early Childhood Degree and a minor in Youth Ministry.  Emily is in her tenth year working at New Hope.  She is in charge of developing and maintaining the curriculum and programming for infants through the fourth grade student.  She also oversees the amazing team of volunteers who serve in the nursery, TenderCare, and children’s ministry, Connectionland.  Emily has a passion for leading the large group teaching on Sunday morning with Connectionland as they worship God and learn more about Him through the Bible.  She enjoys the opportunity to partner with parents as children discover who Jesus is and that He wants to be their Forever Friend.  Emily’s and her husband, Chad, are blessed with three children!  God is good!  Her life verse is Proverbs 3:5,6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.  In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your paths.”  Emily says, “God is so faithful and has shown me His love over and over.  I am thankful for the opportunity to work at New Hope serving God and His children!”

Fun Fact:  Emily was in show choir all four years of high school, which has come in handy with the dancing and singing that takes place in Connectionland every Sunday!