about us

our leadership team

Marcella Ciccotelli
Position: Director of Youth and Children's Ministries
Email: education@defnet.com
Phone: 419-618-5582

Marcella graduated from Defiance High School and the University of Michigan with degrees in biology and botany.  Marcella comes to us after owning and operating her own nursery and landscape business for over 10 years.
Marcella and David Ciccotelli have been married for 18 years and have one son, Andre. Andre is homeschooled by Marcella and loves being a Boy Scout.
Marcella’s favorite activities are reading, gardening, photography, blogging, running, skiing and tennis.  She is passionate about sharing God’s love with children and youth of this community.


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