Dawn Rider – Children’s Ministry
Dawn spent much of her youth growing up in Pennsylvania. She and her family lived five years in Singapore. Following her first year in college, Dawn and her family moved to the Conway area. She met her husband, Lewis, and got married in 1983. Together they have two sons, a daughter-in-law, and granddaughters who all live in the Myrtle Beach area. She holds an Associate Degree in Business and Criminal Justice from HGTC, and a BA in Criminology from St. Leo’s University.
Dawn became a confirmed member of the Anglican Communion in 1991. In 1995 she took on the role of Director of Christian Education. She and her family transferred their membership to St. Paul’s Church in the spring of 2001, and she took on the exciting challenge of Director of Faith Formation.
In 2004, Dawn began to pursue the calling of becoming an ordained vocational deacon in the church. In 2007, she was ordained to the ministry. Dawn continues to serve as Director of Faith Formation, focusing on children’s ministry, and is a deacon at St. Paul’s Church.