Paula Dannielle has worked with kids and students for over 20 years and has undergraduate and graduate degrees from Arizona State University and Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. Paula was ordained in July 2012. Paula serves in Charlotte at Forest Hill Church. She assisted the multi-site congregation in transitioning to a family ministry model and incorporating the Orange Curriculum and Strategy. Paula created an 8-week, full-day summer camp program for underserved communities. Paula co-leads the church’s initiative to cultivate diversity in a context that is historically racially and economically homogenous. In 2020, Paula was named the congregation’s first female Associate Pastor. Paula is a regular contributor to Orange. She also created a ministry coaching firm, Purpose Over Rules, helping churches develop ministries that intentionally impact the faith of the next generation. Paula is the proud mother of three beautiful daughters: Chayil Destiny, Charity Joy, and Cherish Faith.