Yelena has been the Childcare Coordinator since 2017; her creativity and passion have brought many positive changes to the Children's Ministry at Arcade.
She fell in love with children when she became a mother in 2004. Through raising her now 4 children, God has shown her that Children’s Ministries was her calling. Yelena loves serving children because she believes that it will have the greatest long term impact. Seeing children's spiritual foundtions be built is life-giving to her, and one of the best parts of her job.
Yelena has been married to Nick for 16 years. They have 4 children: Jacob, Rachel, Nick and Katelynn. She is an avid DIY-er, enjoys date nights with her hubby, and loves cooking shows.