Discipleship Ministry Assistant
Ladies Ministry Director
Merrilee is originally from Southern California but has spent the majority of her life here in Columbia. She was raised in church but did not come to know the Lord until she accepted Christ in 2004. She has a heart to help women live Christ-centered lives through encouragement and opportunities to develop and strengthen Godly relationships that point them to Christ. Merrilee & her family came to Sandhills in the summer of 2010. She volunteered in several areas before being hired in 2016. She and her husband Mike have been married since 1994. They have 2 daughters; Gabriella (Gabbi) - born in 1995 and Emily – born 2003. The family enjoys serving together, traveling and spending time with friends.