Meet the Director



Learn and GrowEndwell United Methodist Church

Children’s Ministry Mission Statement

To have fun and inspire children to know Jesus, grow as a disciple and show God’s love! 


Lynne Kimpland


Lynne Kimpland is the Director of Children and Youth Ministries at the Endwell UMC.

Lynne considers herself a Rainbow Personality enjoying many areas of the arts and creatively wrapping it around ministry. Along with her husband Mark, she has been working in children and youth ministries for over 30 years while raising two children, Matthew and Lacey. Both children are now married with children. This phase of her life brings her much joy and now her favorite past time is being Nani to four beautiful grandchildren. 

Throughout her career, she has written and implemented Sunday school, Children’s Church and youth programs as well as created fun family events. Her vision is to allow the community to see the church not only on a Sunday morning, but as a fun, inclusive and well-rounded ministry center, inviting all to come into the life of the church, teaching children and youth to know grow and show God’s love while becoming disciples of Jesus Christ. She has a passion for all the arts and enjoys inspiring children and youth to seek and embrace their God given talents.

Along with her career in children and youth ministries, she has a certification in Life Coaching and Personal Training and a license in Cosmetology and has worked in these fields for many years as well.