GMTC Pocono Director
ministry of GMTC in the Poconos is conducted by Kevin & Joy
DeVizia, of Millrift, PA since January 1999.
Kevin directs the ministry of GMTC, writes most of the lessons, skits, and other material we use, serves as director of the Good News Puppets, and conducts the various seminars we offer. Joy writes much of the dramatic material we use and makes most of the props and costumes we use in our ministry. Together, they share the responsibility for the other outreaches, conducting a wide range of programs to reach and teach for Jesus Christ. Together, they have taught every level
of Christian Education from pre-K through adult.
Outside of GMTC, Kevin has been a public school teacher and department head for grades 7-12, and has been involved in teaching and administrative
roles in Christian Education. He has conducted training seminars and presentations
for schools and churches, and has been honored by Who's Who Among
America's Teachers and by the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of
Mathematics with their Distinguished Service and Outstanding Contribution
awards. He was honored by President George W. Bush with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for 2005. He has been a regular speaker at state, national, and international
education conferences. Kevin likes camping, hiking, geocaching, and photography.
Joy is a homemaker and secretary for the Pike County Prothonotary's Office. She plays the piano and the flute. Joy
received Christ at the age of 4, graduated from Pocono Mountain High School, and is an alumnus of Grace College in Winona Lake Indiana with a degree in History. Joy's mother, Mildred Mikels, was
a Bible Club missionary. Joy likes reading, history, and a variety of crafts.
The DeVizias have three children, Hope, Abigail, and Josiah. All of them have puppetry experience and all have been actively involved with our programs.
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or send mail to: Gospel Ministries to
Children, PO Box 478, Millrift, PA 18340.
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