Pastor Amandas Bio

Full name:  Amanda Marie Lillie     

Nick Name:  Manda

My mom called me:  Manda, Mandy

Ministry Role:  Children’s Pastor

Dream vacation:  Ireland/Scotland road trip

What’s your regular order at Dunkins?  Large Hot Hazelnut Regular

Favorite movie:  Pride and Prejudice or Gladiator

Favorite scripture: Matthew 4:19-20 19 And He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” 20 Immediately they left their nets and followed Him.

People who inspire me are:  D.L. Moody, Lillian Trasher,

Previous job or line of work: Direct care

One thing that most people don’t know about me:  I have a passion for studying Hebrew even though I haven’t done it in quite some time.

I’ve been in ministry since:  Volunteering since I was 12. On staff since May 2017

When and where did you get saved:  December of 1993. I was in my grandparent’s kitchen talking to my mom about bananas.

Music that moves me:   Anything that has a strong story in it

Favorite singer or band: Celtic Thunder

Life-changing moment:   When God called me to be in the ministry it changed my life’s trajectory

What sport are you not good at?  I have no coordination for sports. I like to knit!

Fears:  Heights and Mice

Favorite book: The Negotiator or The Protector both by Dee Henderson

In my spare time I… read, watch tv, craft, or hang out with my friends and their kids.

Favorite TV show: The Flash

Favorite actor: Patrick Stewart

Least favorite food: Liver

What makes you laugh? Things that are funny

The most exotic place you’ve even been to:  Bahamas

The most adventurous thing you’ve ever done:  Road trip with my dad through Ireland.

 My hero:  My Dad

Least favorite thing to do:  Clean