Krista McMullen grew up in Charlottesville, and her father-in-law, Frank McMullen is a current FUMC member. Krista has two sons named Dylan and Eli. Krista is a graduate of JMU with a B.A. in English. She taught high school English for several years before becoming a stay-at-home mom. Becoming a mother has made her realize that working with small children is her passion, and before Aldersgate Krista directed the nursery at FUMC for three years. She loves being outside where she feels God’s presence. Krista also teaches art on nights and weekends at Charlottesville Parks and Recreation.
Samantha Shifflett has lived in Charlottesville my whole life and have attended Aldersgate since birth. Samantha went to Radford University graduating with a Bachelors of Social Work in spring 2016 and is currently working on Masters in Criminal Justice from Bowling Green State University. Samantha is currently working at Nelson County Department of Social Services as a Family Services Specialist. Samantha has had many roles in the Aldersgate community, singing in children’s and youth choirs, instrumental ensemble, singing with the Praise Band, and recently has been working with the children and youth. Samantha enjoys advocating for children in need.