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Desirae Dougherty
Elementary Coordinator


Desirae has been part of the Rise Church family since early 2017. She is working on her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development at Fresno Pacific University. Desirae has been involved in children’s ministry for over 14 years. She joined the RiseKids staff in early 2019 to oversee all elementary age programming. She has been a key player in implementing our new “Orange” curriculum for K-5th graders.

Desirae loves to spend time with her husband, Justin, and three kids, Madison, Brooklynn, and Nathaniel.

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Baseball. Go Yankees!

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