Melinda Word

Melinda Word

Finance Administrator

Melinda rocks! Not only is she an incredible bookkeeping artist, but she is a gifted visual artist as well. You can often catch her on stage as a featured Worship Painter.

So what do you really do at the church? Bookkeeper, wedding coordinating, whatever I get asked to do…but I don’t do dishes.

Education: Still learning.

I grew up in: Southern California — Glendale, North Hollywood, Thousand Oaks.

Family Info: Married to Ben with one daughter, Megan, a Son in Law, Mark and two granddaughters

Do you have a weird habit? I curl my toes on cold hard surfaces.

Favorite book: Too many favorites to count — reading the classics right now . . .

Favorite movie: All submarine movies like “U571,” “Band of Brothers,” “Pride & Prejudice.”

Favorite saying: “it’s all good.”

Favorite thing to do: Boating, gardening, garage sales.

Favorite team: Any team my girl plays on!

Favorite color: Red.

What is your dream place in the world? Anywhere with a white sandy beach and warm blue water.

One thing to do once in life: Mission trip to Africa.

You’re stuck on a deserted island and boy you’re glad you packed your: Chapstick and flip-flops.

Most notorious around the office for: I’d rather not say because it’s not true…”Melling”

Something we’d be surprised to learn about you: I pray for the families of dead cats on the road.

Adjective co-workers would use to describe you: I’m not sure I’d want to know.

Became a Christian how? Junior High summer camp with First Christian Church in Thousand Oaks.

Am particularly fond of/moved by/drawn to this verse: Romans 12:1-2. Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship.

Seriously though… This is a great church. We have wonderful leaders and servants. I love my job and my church family.