Meet the Directors:

Ericka Chen- Ministry Director 

 Ericka has been part of our team since January 2012 and served as a lead preschool teacher. In June of 2013 she took over the position of Program Director. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Liberty University. She taught kindergarten for 2 years at an international school in China before joining our team. She is an active member here at Christ Community Church. She enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband! Connie Frikken- Program Director Connie Frikken has been part of our team since the center first opened in September 2009 where she serves as our lead older toddler teacher. She is pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education from Macomb Community College. She has worked in the field for the past 6 years with every age and loves them all! She is a member here at Christ Community Church and is involved in both the Children’s and music ministry! She also enjoys coaching volleyball, basketball, and softball at her former elementary school.

Connie Frikken- Program Director

Connie Frikken has been part of our team since the center first opened in September 2009 where she serves as our lead older toddler teacher. She is pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education from Macomb Community College. She has worked in the field for the past 6 years with every age and loves them all! She is a member here at Christ Community Church and is involved in both the Children’s and music ministry! She also enjoys coaching volleyball, basketball, and softball at her former elementary school.