Laura Howell

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Director of Preschool Ministires

Laura has lived in Newcastle all of her life. After high school she graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma majoring in Elementary Education. Laura taught in public school and church preschool for several years while growing her family.  She then completed her Ministry Certificate from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Laura has served in all facets of volunteer children’s ministry at First Baptist Church of Newcastle before coming to serve at the Preschool Director at FBC Mustang in January 2020.

Laura married her best friend, Clint, in November 2011. They began dating in high school while serving in the children’s ministry at FBC Newcastle. Clint is a Physician’s Assistant and enjoys serving alongside of Laura in every aspect of children’s ministry. Clint and Laura have two children. Reed loves music, soccer, and fishing. Henley loves horses, bunnies, and being sassy. 

Life Verse: There is not one verse I would say is my life verse but many have spoken to me significantly at different times:

"being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus."- Philippians 1:6

“For I am the LORD your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.” -Isaiah 41:13

Favorite book of the Bible: Philippians

Favorite Bible character: Paul & Jesus

Hobbies: Baking, Hiking, Spending time with my family

Favorite Meal: Crab Boil, Salmon and Broccoli

Vacation spot: any beach or Mountain cabin

Sports team: Any team Reed or Henley may play on