Katherine “Kate” Parrish

Minister of Children and Youth

Kate began as our Minister of Children and Youth on May 1 2018. Kate is a resident of Mount Sidney, Virginia. A graduate from Fort Defiance High School, she has earned a Bachelor in Arts in Religion from Ferrum College and is a graduate of Liberty University Rawlings School of Divinity with Master in Divinity degree. She has previously interned at two churches, Rocky Mount Christian Church in Rocky Mount, Virginia and St. John’s United Methodist Church in Staunton, VA. She is presently working on her D.Min. degree at Liberty University.

Kate has worked specifically with children and youth during her two internships. She is passionate about helping the community as well as teaching/guiding the children and youth. Her interests include being outdoors, learning new things, traveling, running, reading and crocheting and cooking.

Kate is looking forward to working with our youth and children and helping to grow the ministry at Mechanicsville Church. She is already developing great relationships with our kids as they are readily accepting her love and guidance. We look forward to a long relationship with her as she develops a ministry that will reach far into the community and the present culture.