Leslee McWhirter and her family have attended Kingsland since 1993. Since joining KBC, Leslee has volunteered in numerous ministries, served as the Children & Preschool Associate from 2003-2011, stepped into the role of Interim Children’s Minister in 2011, and in the fall of 2014 she accepted the position of Children’s Minister. Leslee grew up in Houston and earned a degree in Elementary Education from University of Texas; following graduation, she taught school in Aldine for 8 years, with a specialization in ESL.
Leslee is married to James and they have two grown and almost grown kids, Meredith and Braston. She loves listening to the wild things that kids say, especially her own. She also enjoys spending time with her family and traveling. She and her family have the goal of visiting all 50 states and so far they have 35 marked off of their list! Leslee is passionate about creating experiences that help children come to know Jesus personally, rather than simply knowing who He is.