• Jeannine joined the Advent ministry team in 2022. She is originally from southcentral

    Pennsylvania, and graduated from Towson University in Baltimore, MD with a B.S. in Music. She will earn her master’s degree in Vocal Chamber Music from the University of Redlands in 2023, with studies in conducting, chamber ensemble work, and entrepreneurship. Jeannine teaches violin, voice, and piano to children and adults as a private instructor. She is a BIG choir nerd, of course, but loves all genres of music! As a soprano, she frequently pursues professional chorister opportunities. Jeannine is also studying organ in her free time. She is blessed to be surrounded by her extended family in Texas and is the proud dog mom of a tiny beagle, Robin.

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  • Connie joined Adviento in 2016 and serves as SAWL(Synodically Authorized Worship Leader). She has a Masters in Education and teaches at a local school. Originally from Nicaragua, she has lived in California, New Mexico, and Texas. She has a mother, Josefina; a daughter, Josephine, two sons:  Matthew and Jacob, and two grandchildren: Caleb and Christian. 

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  • Greta joined Advent’s ministry team in June 2012 with nine years’ experience in ministry with children.  She has a heart for outreach and serving others.  She has two grown children; son Taylor and daughter Paige.  Originally from Maryland, Greta has also lived in Kentucky, but considers Texas her home.  For fun Greta enjoys hanging out with friends, dancing, and riding around in her convertible with the top down and the music up. 

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  • Meg joins the Advent ministry team with 20+ years of experience in events and program development, children/youth/adult ministry, childcare management, and camp/retreat planning. Meg studied Health Science Education at The University of Arkansas and also has certifications in non-profit management and social media management. She has been an active member of the church since 2013 and is excited for her new role on the ministry team. 

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  • Born and raised in northern Illinois, Ben graduated from Michigan State University with degrees in Music Education and Clarinet Performance. He moved to Dallas in 2020 to attend Southern Methodist University, where he recently completed a Master's degree in Clarinet Performance. In addition to Advent, he serves as organist at Ghanaian Community Presbyterian Church in Irving. An avid teacher, Ben maintains private clarinet and piano studios composed of students of all ages. In his free time, Ben enjoys staying active in nature, trying new foods, and spending time with friends and family

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  • Lynn has been a member of Advent since 1989 and on the staff since 1997. Originally from the mid-west she has lived in Arlington since 1978. Lynn is the proud parent of Chris, Jenn and Drew.

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  • Joyce and her husband have been members or Advent since 1986.  Joyce has served Advent as Financial Secretary since 1990.  Originally from Chicago she has been in Texas since 1966. 

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