MANAGEMENT TEAM

JOCELYN WIEBE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Jocelyn has been a supporter of Come before Winter since its founding. She has experienced Come before Winter renewals as both a participant and a team member, first traveling with teams in 2009. Jocelyn has previously worked in education, fundraising, and nonprofit administration for a variety of ministries and nonprofit organizations. Her diverse ministry experience includes teaching Bible classes, leading small groups, facilitating youth programs, and contributing to public worship. Jocelyn holds a BFA in Theatre and an MA in English Literature from Abilene Christian University as well as an MFA in Theatre Directing from Ohio University. She lives in Lubbock, Texas, with her husband, Mark, and their three young children. 

SARA HOLLAND
CHIEF OF OPERATIONS

Sara grew up a “missionary kid” in Manila, Philippines. She attended Texas A&M University where she traveled on short-term mission trips with Aggies for Christ and World Wide Youth Camps. After graduation, Sara joined a missions team to Morelia, Mexico, serving six years as a missionary and church planter. Sara currently worships with Storyline Community Church in Dallas, Texas, a small church plant that continues to feed her passion for missions and community. Sara has worked for Come before Winter as the women’s program manager since 2015, overseeing the day to day operations of the ministry, as well as directing renewals and serving on the ministry’s leadership team.

SHANE ALEXANDER
MEN’S PROGRAM MANAGER

Shane Alexander became Come before Winter’s men’s program manager in the fall of 2016. Directing the ministry’s first renewal for men in Thailand, Shane and his team worked to re-envision and refocus Come before Winter’s mission and program for men. Shane schedules and directs renewals, recruits teams and oversees curriculum development. Shane holds a Doctor of Ministry degree from Abilene Christian University and serves as the Preaching Minister for Robinson Church of Christ. He and his wife Kara live in Waco, Texas; they have three children, Elizabeth, Peyton and Levi.

HOLLY EMERY
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

SHELLEY PARK
RENEWAL SUPERVISOR

NICOLE WHALEY
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
ACCOUNTS MANAGER

ADVISORY TEAM MEMBERS

Come before Winter - Karen Alexander

Karen Alexander – Founder

Come before Winter - Jennifer Crisp

Jennifer Crisp

Come before Winter - Missy Gray

Missy Gray

Come before Winter - Heather Hammock

Heather Hammock

Come before Winter - Brooke Hollingsworth

Brooke Hollingsworth

Jeanene Reese

Come before Winter - Dr. Steve Allison

Steve Allison

Come before Winter - Cliff Barbarick

Cliff Barbarick

Andy Johnson

Come before Winter - Phil Ware

Phil Ware

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chair: Debbie Benaglio
Vice-Chair: Scott Ferguson
Secretary: Cynthia Agnell
Treasurer: Jayne Ford

Barry Alexander
Karen Alexander
Karen Fenter
Nicole Hunt
Jody Lee
Sandy Mitchell
Jan Parsons
Lori Anne Shaw
Donna Willbanks

The revelation, the insights are priceless, and I'm so thankful to God He has provided this mission. So thankful to the team for doing such a great job in serving and being the voice, hands and heart of our Lord for us.

Women's Renewal, Russia, July 2016