Rev. Joanna Cummings is an innovative and missionally minded leader serving as the Pastor to Children and Families at The Village UMC, a growing and vibrant church plant in Nashville, TN. She is an ordained Deacon in the United Methodist Church and has a passion for nurturing children in their faith as they become disciples of Jesus by creating space for them to encounter and grow in love with God. Joanna loves walking beside other ministry leaders in the world of children’s ministry and believes in caring for the spirituality of a child at the very earliest stages of development. She enjoys hiking, reading and spending time with her husband, Chris.