Director of Children’s Ministries – Laura Burns

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Laura Burns joined the United Methodist Church of the Dunes team as Director of Children’s Ministries in 2012.  She is in charge of structuring the children’s ministries:  Children in Worship, Son Club, Vacation Bible School and seasonal events.  She is also responsible for coordinating all of the volunteers for these ministries.  It is her joy to pass on the faith foundations that have been so integral to her own life.  Laura, originally from Midland, Michigan, is a graduate of Grand Valley State University.  She is happily married and has one son, Nathan, who is in elementary school.  In her free time, she enjoys knitting, reading, shopping the local farmers’ markets and walking the many beautiful trails along the lakeshore.  She counts herself blessed to be able to work with the children at Church of the Dunes.  Contact Laura via e-mail: or direct phone: 616-842-7980 x24