37711 Detroit Road | Avon, Ohio

Kristen Grudzien, Administrative Assistant

Tell me about your family…
I am married to Adam and we have two beautiful girls, Loretta and Rita.​

What are your hobbies/recreational interests?
My most recent hobby, photography, has brought a lot of joy to my life. I love photographing nature and people. It warms my heart to provide families with images that they will cherish forever. I also love to be active. A few of my favorite activities are family bike rides, tennis with my husband (a big change from our soccer days), and volleyball. I am also an avid gardener who loves to listen to all types of music.​

What is your favorite quote?
The Serenity Prayer: God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. 

What is your proudest moment?
The days my children were born.

What inspires you?
My children. People doing good things. My wonderful friends and family. ​

What has God been teaching you lately?
To listen when He is speaking into my life and the world around me. 

What do you love about Avon UMC?
Avon UMC reminds me of the church I attended when I was kid. It is such a warm and welcoming place to worship and learn. I am thankful to be raising my children to know and love God with the support and genuine kindness that staff and members offer. Avon UMC balances the delicacies of everyone’s individual faith journey and that is immeasurable.