Deb Somody

Interim Director of Childhood Ministry

Deborah Somody was born in Maine and lived for over 50 years in New England. She gave her heart to Jesus when she was five years old and has been serving Him since. She met her husband Randy at Northeastern Bible College in New Jersey, where she graduated with a degree in Christian Education. They married and have four children and eight grandchildren. Debbie has served as Director of Christian Education alongside of her husband for forty years while Randy has served as pastor. She studied Early Childhood Family education at Bethel when Randy was Youth Pastor here at Elim in the 80’s. She founded and directed Sonshine Christian Preschool for 10 years before moving to Minnesota. Debbie lives in Spring Lake Park and is a Special Education para at Park Terrace Elementary. Her passion is helping children become fully-devoted followers of Christ.