Having previously worked at Worship Center, Mandy Johnson rejoined our team in 2015 and served faithfully on our staff in many different positions for a total of 10 years. Now, Mandy Johnson will leave our staff to join the team at Good Samaritan Services. Her last day as a Worship Center staff member will be Thursday, July 15.
Here is how Mandy describes what she will be doing and a bit of her heart:
“I will be working on the development team at Good Sam as the Donor Relations Associate for Lancaster County. My job includes advocating for the single moms, women, and families that Good Sam serves by meeting with churches, businesses, individuals, and other organizations, sharing the vision, and inviting them to partner with us financially. Basically, I get to do all the things I love: share stories, hear stories, and make a bunch of friends along the way while working for a non-profit that is doing work that is so important to me.
This is a bittersweet move—WC has been such a special place for me and my girls and it will continue to be, just in a different way. We aren’t going anywhere, this is our family and all of you are so special to us. We have received so much healing and care here and have experienced Jesus in very special ways. We are so grateful for all that God has done and I’m excited about this next season!
Thank you so much for ALL the opportunities I’ve had to grow here. I know I say it every time I service host, but it really is a privilege to have been on staff for ten years. I almost didn’t come back to Worship Center after returning to PA in 2015 because I was so embarrassed about where I was in life—I felt like such a failure. I’m so glad God had other plans for me, which included returning to this church family. He took my shame and pain and turned it into a gift that continues to point to Jesus as the reason for my hope. I believe that all I’ve learned here over the last six years, plus all that I’ve been through personally, will be assets for my new role.”
Mandy made a significant impact on the lives of many through Connections, Count Me In, baptisms, personal ministry, service hosting, and so much more. She along with her presence of energy and joy, and her gifts of communication and genuine care for others, will be missed on our church staff. We’re so excited to see her pursue the God-given calling on her life!