Children’s Pastor – Mary Ann Adams
Pastor Mary Ann Adams has been the children’s Pastor at First Assembly in Jamestown for the last 5 years. She has a heart and a passion for children’s ministry. She graduated from Trinity Bible College in Ellendale North Dakota with a BA in Biblical Studies and a minor in Children’s ministry in 2003. After graduating she became the children’s Pastor in Ripon Wisconsin for 4 years. In June of 2007 she was hired by the Assembly Church in Jamestown ND to be their children’s pastor.
Pastor Mary Ann grew up in Missoula MT. When she was 5 years old she ask Jesus to forgive her and be the savior and Lord of her life. When she was eight years old she was baptized in water in the Gates of the Mountains in Montana. She was filled with the spirit with the evidence of speaking in tongues also at a young age. All of her experiences when she was a little girl have lead her to believe that children can experience and know God at a young age and serve him all the days of their lives.
When she was in 4th grade her family started attending an Assemblies of God church, and she has been apart of the Assemblies of God ever since. In 2004 she received a specialized license to preach from the Wisconsin/Northern Michigan District Council of the Assemblies of God. Then in 2009 in Bismarck, North Dakota she was ordained by the North Dakota District council of the Assemblies of God.
Over the years she has been involved in many ministry events and activities like VBS, community outreaches, youth camps, kids camps, retreats, community events and much more. She has also done ministry faithfully at the church from children’s church, to Junior Bible Quiz, Royal Rangers, MPact girls, Kids services on Wednesday nights and nursery. She also has taught the kids the importance of giving and given them the opportunity to give to missions through Boys and Girls Missionary Challenge.
Outside of church activities she enjoys scrapbooking, puzzles and making chocolate. She also enjoys outdoor activities and hanging out with people and being involved in community activities.