Director of Youth Ministries – Ashley Boersma

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Ashley Boersma graduated from Mona Shores High School and Baker College in Muskegon, MI.  She has extensive background and experience leading elementary Sunday School classes, plus serving as a junior high youth director with Lake Harbor United Methodist Church.  Ashley has also lived in Ohio and, while there, led both junior and senior high school youth ministries.  Her work as a camp counselor with Camp Mowana in Ohio for two years also rounds out her professional background in ministry.  Outside of her work at the Dunes, Ashley participates in “The Roots” ministry program for post-college individuals at Lakeside and Lake Harbor United Methodist churches in Muskegon.  When it comes to mission trip experiences, Ashley has also served through “Group” and “Youth Works,” where she chaperoned a youth team.  She oversaw youth participation in a children’s day program for local residents that taught running, swimming and teaching youngsters healthy behaviors.  The group also took youngsters to Helping Hands classes for ceramics, devotions, skits, praise and worship activities.  In her spare time, Ashley volunteers with The Hope Project.  This outreach ministry educates and assists community persons about  how to combat human trafficking of children and youth.  Contact Ashley via e-mail:  aboersma@umcdunes.org or direct phone: 616-842-7980 x25