Rachel has been Minister of Children at Bethany Church (Bethany Lane Baptist Church) since 2004. She has a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration degree from Angelo State University and a Master of Arts - Christian Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She is married to Mitch Parson, who has a daughter, Kate Parson. They also have a Yorkiepoo named Mr. Peabody.
The Lord has a plan for each of our lives. For me it has always been with children. From the age of eleven God planted a love of children in my heart. I began helping in the nursery, every chance I had. When The Lord moved my parents and family to manage a Baptist youth camp in the mountains of New Mexico, He began drawing me near to himself thru the conviction of sin that I had committed against Him, which lead to my salvation. His plan continued to progress in my heart and education with a calling to attain a Seminary degree in education. I am blessed beyond measure to have been called to full time ministry and to Bethany Church.