Debbie Thresher

Children’s Bell Choirs Volunteer Director

Your position and role at Powell UMC? What are you passionate about? Youth Handbell Director. 

What is the favorite part of your job? Watching the faces of the youth get so excited about making music as a group. The friendships that develop through the year.  

Family: A loving husband and daughters who have always supported me and the youth handbell program for the last 23 years.

Where are you from? A little town in Pennsylvania called Bradford.

Ministry background, degrees, credentials: BME from Otterbein University.

What are your hobbies? Golf, cross stitching, reading and grandmothering.

Your favorite quote or verse from the Bible: 2 from the book of Hebrews. Hebrews 12:2, “Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith.” And Hebrews 13:2, “Do not forget to entertain strangers for by doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it.”

What has God been teaching you lately? Patience, taking time for myself and loving the beautiful gifts He gives me each day.