Meet Our Team

FOUNDER

Creator and connector. Bridge builder and barrier breaker. Loves making new friends and exploring new places. Into scrapbooking and spectator sports, when I have spare time.

Current Location: Austin, Texas

Dream Destination: Brazil

Disciple since 1999

CHERYL PARKER
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SOCIAL MEDIA

What describes me best is a huge love for both culture and the moving image. I graduated with my Bachelors Degree in Cinema Arts and I keep busy by immersing myself in: Japanese Language classes, fellowships, going to a number anime/comic conventions, and checking out the latest cafés! One day I hope to visit Wales as they have the most castles! Castle tours, here I come!

Current Location: North Hills, California

Dream Destination: Wales 

Disciple since 2015

DOROTHY BROWN
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GRAPHIC DESIGNER

I'm a Texas native from a small town born with a desire for adventure. My best childhood memories are traveling with family camping in the mountains & beaches. As an adult, I love connecting with God in nature. In 2015, I decided to make Austin my new home. In 2019, I found my Tribe & God gave me tools & support that helped me to break free from grief. Now I am joyed to serve others by supporting Come & Stay and praise God for the ability to support a higher mission!

Current Location: Austin, Texas

Dream Destinations: Paris & Rome 

Disciple since 2018

JENA CRANFILL
CONTENT EDITOR

I am a Grant Writer for The Salvation Army and serve in the Youth & Family Ministry at Austin Christian Church. As a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, I have a professional background in marketing, design, health promotion, and non-profit development. When I'm not reciting biblical jokes that aren't funny, I enjoy writing paragraphs about myself and collecting baby pictures of my friends (Instagram: @babydisciples).

Current Location: Austin, Texas

Dream Destination: India

Disciple since 2013

AUDREY VIVAR
CONTENT CREATOR

Wife to Marc, & mom to James, Jonathan & Grace. I blog, write, edit & do the odd assortment of online content creation from home while trying to keep track of my kids. As if that doesn't keep me busy enough, our home is a hub for friends, neighborhood kids, shared meals & Bible studies. I was baptized in Seattle & led the campus ministry in Anchorage before settling in Illinois. My husband & I are church history geeks & would love to visit Italy, Israel, Greece & Turkey.

Current Location: Bloomington, Illinois

Dream Destination: The Mediterranean 

Disciple since 2002

GINA POIRIER
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PROJECT COORDINATOR

 My name is Julie, I am 25 years old. I love to work out and spend time outdoors. I would love to visit Europe some day in the near future. 

Current Location: Methuen, Massachusetts

Dream Destination: Europe 

Disciple since 2019

JULIELYS ORTIZ