In 2018, Samantha joined the staff as the Children’s Minister. Her love for kids and passion for helping children grow in their faith led her to a full-time position in ministry.
Samantha started on the children’s ministry staff in 2015. She worked on a team to help implement a new program and build upon the current children’s program. Her role grew to include leadership of the elementary large group program and 3rd -5th grade small groups.
Prior to working on Children’s Ministry Team, Samantha was instrumental in founding the current preschool at Greenville Oaks (GOCP) and served as the Director for eight years.
Samantha brings a unique educational mix and diverse work experience that includes ministry work and corporate marketing and sales. She is married to Jimmy Campbell, who is a Certified Public Accountant and owns a firm in the DFW area and is an active volunteer at church. Samantha holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing from Texas Tech University. After graduating from Texas Tech and marrying her “best friend.” Jimmy and Samantha moved to the Dallas area to further their careers and start a family. They have three teenage children, Collin, Madeline and Cody, who keep them busy with friends, sports, and after school activities. Once Samantha and Jimmy had children, her focus changed and she chose to align her faith, family and career.
She is thankful her parents provided her and her two brothers and sister with a heritage of strong Christian values that was foundational to growing up with the knowledge that God loves us and is always seeking us. The church family was always a priority in her home as she grew up. She hopes to pass on that love for people, not only to her own children, but to all her kids she works with. She has found that she is the happiest and most at peace when using her gifts and talents to glorify God and further His Kingdom.