A native of Texas, Erika Vorhies attended Texas Tech University where she earned her BS in Human Sciences. Erika became connected with the community of Tyler through a summer college internship at Grace Community Church. There she worked with Gospel Village and gained a true heart for mentoring.
After college graduation, Erika worked for Communities in Schools at Monterey High School. She had the wonderful opportunity of providing basic resources to high school students and families.
Erika’s background and experience has prepared her well to serve in this leadership position with Gospel Village, now a part of The Mentoring Alliance. She loves the heart behind the mission and is excited to help mobilize godly people into the lives of kids and families. Erika says, “My hope is to help mentors build and foster relationships with their mentees to become all that the Lord has for them!”