About Desiree and J.P. Dunn – FPC’s Youth Leaders:

Desiree and J.P. Dunn met 7 years ago because of their mutual love of agriculture and Christ.

Desiree grew up on a farm in southern Illinois where she was born and raised in the Presbyterian Church and has been a Sunday school teacher for both high school and elementary-aged students. She has volunteered for VBS at several different churches and has served as a co-children’s choir director and Christmas pageant director in the past. Desiree works as the “Facilitator of Imagination” here in the Preschool at First Presbyterian Church of Jefferson City.

J.P. Grew up in Macon, Missouri working on his family’s farm and farm equipment dealership, he grew up in the Baptist church there. J.P. has been a Sunday school teacher and a 4H club leader. He continues part-time work for agricultural interest groups. He and Desiree farm near Tebbetts, Missouri in Callaway County.

Together they have five beautiful children Elisabeth, 20 in Denver, Colorado; Zia, 20 in Flagstaff, Arizona; John, 18 in Rolla, Missouri; Grayson 11, and Zayne 5.

Desiree and J.P. are excited about learning, leading, and growing with the Youth of the First Presbyterian Church of Jefferson City.