Jodine Bandlow, Director of Music Ministries

Jodine became Director of Music Ministries in April of 2017, but she has been friends with First Presbyterian since 2005 when she played piano with the Praise Team as a volunteer for two years. Her bachelor's in Sacred Music is from North Central University in Minneapolis, MN. She also has a bachelor's in Elementary Education from Miller College in Battle Creek, and a master's in Education from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids. Jodine teaches General Music at Climax-Scotts Elementary, and she has taught piano lessons for many years. She is a voracious Bible reader. In the summer, Jodine likes to design and build stained glass windows. Her favorite candy is Whoppers, and her favorite ice cream flavor is mint chocolate chip.