Northwest United Methodist Church, 5200 Riverside Drive, has hired Kristina Harris as its director of Youth Ministries.

Northwest United Methodist Church, 5200 Riverside Drive, has hired Kristina Harris as its director of Youth Ministries.

Harris recently completed a yearlong stint as an AmeriCorps VISTA at Serving our Neighbors (SON) Ministries in Hilliard. She earned her degree from Baldwin-Wallace College, where she also served as student director of alternative breaks, coordinating service trips for students during school vacations. She also served for a year as a youth intern at Berea UMC.

Northwest’s youth program, designed for students in grades seven through 12, began the year on Sunday. Sept. 11.

A hayride will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25.

For more information, call (614) 451-2825 or visit the website at nwumc@gmail.com.