Melanie Ross - Children's Pastor
Pastor Melanie grew up in the Midwest and has lived in Broken Arrow, OK since 2000. She graduated from Tabor College in Hillsboro, KS with a degree in Elementary Education. In 2006, Pastor Melanie began working at our church’s preschool. In 2011 she became the Director and in 2013 Ms. Melanie became the full time children’s pastor of Central Kids! While attending Tulsa Central, Pastor Melanie has also been actively been involved in praise team, choir, women’s and children’s ministries. Melanie has been married to her husband, Joel, for 25 years. They have 4 sons: Kyler, Parker, Peyton, and Keaton.
Central Kids is our ministry to children, ages birth through 6th grade. We are a Nazarene Safe facility that puts children first. Pastor Melanie’s deepest desire is to see children ask Jesus into their hearts and help parents to actively participate in their families’ spiritual development. With Biblically based curriculum and volunteers with a passion to teach and love children, our goal is to help children find their place in God’s Kingdom.
Discovery Kingdom Preschool is an outreach ministry Tulsa Central began in 1981. With a loving and experienced staff, we strive to provide a safe and creative environment where children are able to learn and discover.
Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will direct your paths.