Reverend Mandy McDow

senior Minister

Rev. Mandy Sloan McDow is a native of Knoxville, TN, currently serving Los Angeles First United Methodist Church, which has the best parking lot in all of Christendom. Mandy holds a black belt in Taekwondo, makes music whenever possible, and watches a lot of baseball with her three children.


Stephen Folds

Creative Arts Director

Originally from Titusville, Florida (NASA), Stephen is a proud father of an incredible 11 year old girl. Throughout the last 7 years of ministry, he's had the opportunity to cultivate new worship experiences from Los Angeles to Texas, Costa Rica, & back again. His intention is to foster people into an encounter with the Holy Spirit through music & the arts, providing an open space for every person to know God's love.


                            Naty Rico

children's coordinator


Naty is a recent graduate from the University of California, Irvine who graduated with a double major in Sociology and Education Studies. She was born and raised here in Los Angeles, CA and has a passion for Education and Disability Studies. She has been a member of Kid City since Summer 2011, and currently serves on the Urban Foundation's Board of Directors as a Student Advocate. She enjoys working with youth and giving back to the community that has helped her grow. During her free times, Naty enjoys exploring new places and trying new foods. 

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