Meet Rachel Gaby

Meet Rachel Gaby

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Rachel was born in Kissimmee, Florida and raised in Sparta, Tennessee. She accepted Christ into her heart at the age of five, and her relationship with God has only grown since then. This relationship, paired with her love for children since a young age, developing in her heart to serve, and a mission directly aligned with Child Evangelism Fellowship, though she did not yet know it. She desired to evangelize children, but it was not, until her 8th grade year, she was approached with the opportunity to serve in a Good News Club. She volunteered at the same Good News Club at the same school until she graduated high school. It was then she had to leave her club behind as she worked on her Bachelors in Communications at Bryan…
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Meet Mitch Townley

CEF News, CEF Tennessee
Mitch Townley serves as the Interim Director for the Knoxville Chapter of Child Evangelism Fellowship and also as the Director of Children's Ministry at West Hills Presbyterian Church. Mitch holds two Masters of Arts degrees, in Christian Education from Columbia International University, and in Special Education from the University of South Carolina. His undergraduate degree, in Speech Pathology, is from James Madison University. Mitch co-founded The Children’s Ministry Fellowship of Knoxville. He is known for having developed a balloon creations version of CEF’s “Wordless Book” Gospel presentation for children's ministry. He is a singer/songwriter with over 40 artist cuts and numerous awards.  For the past 24 years, since he and his family moved to Knoxville, children have loved “Mr. Mitch” as he worked with them and for them, helping children,…
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