Melanie Taylor

Melanie Taylor is originally from Austin, Texas “Hook em Horns” where her family members are huge Texas Longhorn and Cowboy fans.  Melanie has lived most of her life in the Austin area.  She and her husband moved to Odessa in 2016. Melanie studied Early Childhood Education at Austin Community College (ACC) and she later experienced hands on training working with all age groups birth though 5th grade.  Melanie’s great passion in life is being hands on with children in order to meet every child’s needs. Melanie has been able to enjoy working full time for the Children’s Center Daycare as the lead PreK teacher for the past two years, as well as the FUMC Nursery Coordinator.

Melanie’s values in life are based on God and family. Melanie and her husband Tarence recently married on July 21st, 2018 and made FUMC their church home in early 2018.  They are both very excited to be a part of the FUMC family. Melanie holds her family and friends very close to her heart. During Melanie’s free time she enjoys watching some of her favorite TV shows, reading books, working out at the gym, and conversing with those around her.

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
– Maya Angelou