Pastor of Young Adult Ministry
As an advocate for the next generation of believers, Young Adult Ministry Pastor Melissa Ivey has created and maintained ministry for everyone 18-35 at Asbury. Some of these groups include 18.22 Group, Chainbreakers, Home Groups, Parentology and most recently, Asbury College Students.
Married to Brian, The Iveys have three dogs and two horses. Melissa is actually certified in both Equine Facilitated Learning and as a riding instructor! When she isn’t meeting young adults or training horses, Melissa enjoys writing books, running marathons and traveling to 30+ countries and counting.
Melissa is passionate about helping others learn and live within their true identity in Christ in the midst of an ever-changing culture.
- B.S. in Animal Science, Oklahoma State University
- M.A. in Christian Ministries, Asbury Theological Seminary
- Working on candidacy to become a Deacon, The United Methodist Church