Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries -- Alicia Urban joined Joy Lutheran Church on June 1, 2009 part-time as our first Director of Children's Ministries. In 2013 she became full time Director of Children, Youth and Familiy Ministries.
Although she was born in Texas, she spent most of her life in the Tulsa area. She left briefly to attend college at The University of Kansas, where she earned a bachelors degree in Human Development and Family Life, specializing in Child Care and Development. She then moved back to Tulsa and attended OU-Tulsa to earn a Masters in Human Relations. She has a post-graduate certificate in Education from Northcentral University.
Alicia has held many positions in the field of Education, including teaching young children, leading parenting classes, writing curriculum, and teaching Early Childhood Education at the college level.
Alicia has two wonderful children.