Flourish Team

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Whitley bone

Worship Leader

Whitley is dedicated to nurturing, encouraging, and guiding adolescent and young women as they navigate their faith. She discovered a fun and powerful outlet to communicate with God, interpret His Word, share the Gospel, and reveal His faithfulness through songwriting and producing. Whitley is from Austin but lives in Wimberley where she works full time as a middle school math teacher and coach. She links her passions through her service as worship leader and student ministry leader at Cypress Creek Church.

 
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Andrea Justus

Worship Leader

Andrea is overwhelmed with joy when music serves as the connection between God and His people. She shares this passion and her gift for singing to glorify Jesus through leading worship at First Baptist Church in Wimberley, Texas. She is a software executive, entrepreneur, and mother to three amazing sons and three stepchildren. She also has three entertaining and amusing dogs. Andrea is wife to her best friend, Dan, and they love creating new from old by renovating ugly houses into beautiful homes.

 
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Michele Gooch

Flourish Pastor

Michele is a listener.  She connects heart to heart through her own transparency and wicked sense of humor. She is passionate about uncovering deep insight in God’s word and communicating God’s heart to His daughters.  She also owns a coaching business that supports women professionally and personally by bringing clarity, reducing stress, and uncovering their God-given design. Many days you’ll find her on the back deck overlooking the pond in Mansfield, Texas with a glass of mint iced tea. 

 
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KAtie Quartucci

Emcee

Katie’s time is spent working hard to be a great mom, a healthy partner, a loving friend and philanthropist. She has racked up 50,000 miles, on her vehicle, this last year making all those things happen. Katie cares deeply about children, families and the impact of sustainable community development.  She has learned that unquestioning love with a good dose of laughter has the ability to heal the deepest wounds. Katie lives in the Texas Hill Country with her handsome husband and their three children in a house full of brains, wit and an abundance of loud.

 
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Terri Manley

Logistics Coordinator

Terri started her own bookkeeping firm to serve and foster relationships with small business owners. She enjoys methodically combining scraps of hopeless fabric with new pieces to create quilts. Through this construction, God has revealed the value of restoring people and the purpose of gifts. Terri and her husband have three grown sons. As empty-nesters, they love to take quiet walks or ride their UTVs on their wooded property that is also inhabited by a range of pets, livestock, and wildlife.

 

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Peggy Tidwell

Creative Coordinator

 Peggy loves to host gatherings in her Texas Hill Country home where friendships are nourished through southern hospitality, comfort food, and conversation. She is passionate about discovering God's treasures woven into nature, Scripture, and creative arts. She is also a writer and crafts stories of redemption with Texas settings, regional cuisines, and dogs. Peggy and her husband, Rodney, live in Wimberley, Texas with their needy Australian Shepherd, Tessa.

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Sarah Riggins

Media Coordinator

Sarah cherishes community with local women and her small group at church where intimate relationships are shaped through sharing God’s Word and praying for each other. As Director of Marketing/Communications for Texas Nursery & Landscape, she produces the largest Green Industry Tradeshow in Texas. Sarah is married to Ron, and they have a sweet six-year-old son, Tanner, and two red heelers named June and Cash. They enjoy running wild in the great outdoors hiking, kayaking, camping, and fishing.