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Carrie Boyum
Children's Ministry Director


Family: Husband: Jon, and three kids: Christina, Collin, & Garrett.

Education: Bachelor of Arts from Bethel University in Communication and Theatre Arts.

Experience: Before I had kids, I worked at Bethel University as the Admissions Event and Alumni Volunteer Coordinator. I have been planning events since I was in high school and now I consider the Children's Ministry at First Free like one giant event—or lots of little events! I was a stay at home mom from the time my first baby was born and I kept my mind engaged with projects and organizations such as MOPS, Moms in Prayer, Women’s Bible Studies, school volunteering, and lots of volunteering and activities at Church. I’ve been a member at First Free since 2000. I met my husband Jon at First Free and we’re happy to call this our church home. I love people and I’m thrilled to be serving the kids and parents at First Free as the Children’s Ministry Director.

Free Time: I love finding junk and re-imagining what it could be. I really enjoy fixing up and painting old furniture and giving it new life. I enjoy walking and hiking, traveling, movies, reading Historical Fiction, and spending time with my family. 

Favorite Scripture: Proverbs 3:5–6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him and he will make straight your paths.”