Mary Jo Bridges
Director Children's Ministries
I have been a member of Sedgefield United Methodist Church for 33 years. I teach the Preschool Sunday School class, direct Vacation Bible School, and organize all children’s activities. I am also the director of our After School Mentoring Program. I am a member of the Church Council, the Intentional Faith Committee and the Susanna Wesley Circle. I have held the position of Director of Children’s Ministries since February 2014.
I was born and raised in Anderson, South Carolina. I graduated from Pendleton High School. I served as co-captain of the Girls’ Basketball Team, a Senior Class Officer, a member of the Beta Club, Student Council, Block “P” Athletic Club and Future Teachers of America. I graduated from Anderson University and Lander University with a degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. I taught elementary school for 36 years in the South Carolina and North Carolina Public Schools. I retired from Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools in June 2013. I currently volunteer at Sedgefield and Pineville Elementary Schools.
I have been married to my husband Jim for 36 years. We have
two children and two grandchildren. I enjoy going to the beach, visiting family and friends in Anderson, shopping, reading, and spending time with my grandchildren.