Cynthia joined Shades in 1992. She served previously on our staff in 2004-05 and rejoined in 2016. She serves as Children and Preteen Ministry Coordinator, overseeing programming for MIT (Missionaries in Training). She is passionate about raising the next generation of missionaries. She also helps out with Sunday School curriculum, VBS, and all things related to the Children and Preteen ministry. She is married to Scott and has two sons, Eli and Ethan, and two dogs, Scout and Scarlet.