Jocelyn Ashley joined the staff at Melissa UMC in January of 2022 as the Office Manager. She came from Grace Avenue UMC where she was the financial assistant to the Operations Manager. She has been doing non-profit financials for the past 15 years.
Where did you grow up? I grew up all over the place, from Chicago, IL to Lubbock, TX then on to the Netherlands and then back to Texas in Trophy Club. My family then settled in Dallas when I was a freshman in high school.
Where did you go to school? I went to Ursuline Academy in Dallas and then on to the University of North Texas.
Who’s in your family? My husband of 20 years (my college sweetheart), our daughters Sophie and Alice. We also have our two beloved dogs Olive and Duke, 2 bunnies and a Beta fish.
What’s your favorite thing about Melissa UMC? The true inclusivity! I love that all are welcome, and no one is judged. That is truly in Christ’s image!
The best place to find me on Sunday mornings… You can find me popping into the church on occasion to say hi and check on my team or hanging around our home in Van Alstyne or with my large family for a birthday. If you are looking to connect, I am at the church during the week (Mondays-Thursdays from 9 am – 1 pm).