Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:19

Danielle Patterson

pattersonDani is 21 years old but has been working with children and youth for nine years already. She is currently the Youth Minister for Saint Edmund’s, but finds that her students teach her more than she could ever possibly teach them. She has traveled the world and has lived in California, Florida, Colorado, Massachusetts, and England. Dani grew up in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and relocated to SoCal at 18 to attend Azusa Pacific University. She will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Social Work and a minor in Christian Ministries, with plans to continue on for her Masters. She has also studied at Oxford University where she did research on faith integration to social services and family ministry in a postmodern world. Dani also interns at a mental health clinic where she works with adults in individual and group counseling, case management, and life skills. She has an addiction to Earl Grey tea, yoga, and reality television. In her free time, she can be found rock climbing, running, winning Settlers of Catan, and singing in the car.

saintedmundsyouth@gmail.com