About Jaymie Derden ...
Jaymie Derden has served as the Elementary Children's Coordinator at State Street United Methodist Church in Bristol, Virginia since 1993. She coordinates their elementary rotation model Sunday school, The G.R.E.A.T. Adventure. She has been the primary individual behind the program's implementation and operation.
Jaymie has led multiple workshops introducing congregations to this effective model of children's ministry, and has guided dozens of churches through the process of implementing rotation.
Jaymie is working towards a Master's Degree in Christian Education at Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, North Carolina. She is certified in Christian Education through the United Methodist Church. She is the Holston Conference Consultant for rotation Sunday school, and also serves on the Holston Conference Children's Ministry Team.
But most of all, Jaymie loves kids and is passionate about children's ministry!