April Travis, Children's Minister
April Travis grew up the daughter and granddaughter of United Methodist Ministers. The majority of her childhood was spent residing in Mineral Springs, NC in Union County. She graduated from Pfeiffer University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Education in 2004. She also earned a Master of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology at Emory University in 2007.
April has a strong passion and calling to lead children to Christ. Growing up in the church she has been active in many facets of ministry, but children is where her calling has always been. She is very excited to work with the children of Central UMC to help them develop their faith and teach them the importance of following in the footsteps of Jesus.
April met her husband Chris while they were both students at Pfeiffer University. April and Chris have been married for 15 years, and currently live in Stanfield, NC. Together they have three girls; Madelyn (13), Rachel (10) and Emily (7). April enjoys spending time with her family, reading, baking and staying active with her children.