We are blessed to have a dedicated team of staff passionate about serving our local youth.
- For general inquiries, please call our main office at (989) 272-5098
- For specific questions, please see the staff directory below
Meet our Staff
Jon had a prayer in prison after he was saved by Jesus. It went something like this... "God get me out of here, please give me a Christian wife, I want to get out of here and tell everyone about you."...Click here to read more about Jon.
Just over a two years ago, I met a guy at church who introduced me to 'Campus Life.' Over the next several months, I showed up on Monday nights never knowing what to expect. Sometimes, I was attacked by crazy teenagers, and other times I was running for my life to avoid being attacked by crazy teenagers. However, there were many times that I was able to share my love for Christ, and the way that He had changed my life and made me different from the person I was in high school. Students were awed by my story just as much as I was awed by theirs. Together, we were able to connect and eventually tie the story of Jesus into our own. It is that very reason that I endured the crazies, and learned to show up before they got there so the mob was more manageable! Today, I am begining my second year on staff at Youth for Christ as Campus Life Director in Bay City. That 'guy' that introduced me to Campus Life will be my husband in the spring. I recently graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with a Bachelors of Social Work, and have enjoyed working in youth, young adult and childrens ministries at church over the last few years. I love my job because it allows me to be a friend while I share the power of the cross with students who are just like the girl I was in high school, lacking balance and direction and falling for all the wrong things.
I’d like to introduce myself; I am Joanna Jacklin, the Office Administrator for GLBYFC. I grew up in Mid-Michigan and married my husband, Robin, in 1993...Click here to read more about Joanna.