Julie Dowty

Youth Director

Julie joined our staff as Youth Director in October 2016.  She previously served as the Christian Education Director at the First Presbyterian Church in Boyne City. She was involved in running a Good News Club at Boyne City Elementary School and in directing KIDS HOPE USA at Concord Academy Boyne. She has served the Youth of Boyne in many different capacities, such as directing Vacation Bible School, directing Christmas Pageants, taking Youth to camps, concerts, and events. She also served as the Director of Boyne Area 4-H Swim School.
In 2011, Julie graduated from Three Lakes Lay Academy as a Lay Pastor.  She was commissioned by the Presbytery of Mackinac as Pastor of Rudyard Presbyterian Church in 2012. She served as Interim Pastor of our congregation in 2014 for 8 months. She is excited to be back in East Jordan with the kids she led to confirmation in 2014.   She welcomes all youth and looks forward to teaching and growing in faith together.