Welcome Chris Ann Tufts: New Children’s Ministry Assistant
Chris Ann Tufts recently joined the Staff as the new Children’s Ministry Administrative Assistant. As a highly active volunteer for the past two years, Chris Ann is familiar with “behind the scenes” of Wellspring Kids. As a mother of two children attending Wellspring Kids, she brings great perspective to this position. Her background of working with children and families is invaluable to Children’s Ministry. Chris Ann has a sunny disposition (she’s always smiling) and she has a wonderful heart for children and the Kingdom of God.
Welcome Chris Ann — we’re very grateful to have you on the team!
Here’s her bio:
Chris Ann has been attending Wellspring since January 2010. Since 2011, she has been a volunteer in the Go Fish and The Rock Children’s ministries. She is also a “professional” shopper for the “Big L” and Wellspring of Hope ministries since the Fall of 2012.
She is thrilled to be working with the children of Wellspring and their families, and is eager to connect more faces with names of Wellspring families.
She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Behavioral Science- Psychology, and a Master’s of Science in Counseling from Central Connecticut State University in New Britain. She previously taught five years in the public school system as an elementary educator, and finished her internship as school counselor (grades 9-12) in West Hartford, CT in June 2012.
Chris Ann is married to her husband/honeybunny, David, for 17 years and has two children, ages eight and ten who are part of the Wellspring Kids community. She enjoys scrapbooking in her spare time, writing poetry, and spending quality time with family and friends.
She is dedicated to using her creativity, teaching and counseling experience as she assists Jenn Beglinger, Director of Wellspring Kids, with helping Wellspring Kids to grow spiritually and deepen their relationship with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.