Associate Pastor Of Communications

1.) What name/nickname do you prefer to be called?

Just Carissa, unless you are under 6 years of age; then you can call me Miss Riss.

2.) If you could write your own job title that best describes what you do here, what would it be?

Intern Mom & Doer of “All the Things”

3.) What is your favorite verse from The Bible?

1 John 4:18 is engraved into my wedding ring - “There is no fear in love, for perfect love casts out fear.”

4.) What volunteering or passion projects do you do outside of work?

I love meeting with high school and college-aged ladies, working out at Orangetheory Fitness, and doing DIY projects!

5.) What is your favorite cereal?

Lucky Charms. My dad works for Kellogg’s so General Mills was forbidden in our house - as an adult, I’m now making up for lost time.

6.) Which way does your toilet paper hang on the wall – over or under?

Over, always.

7.) What are three things still left on your bucket list?

- Run a full marathon
- Travel to all 50 states
- If we’re including big dreams, I’ve always wanted to start my own nonprofit!