Don and Judi Knudsen

Small Group Coordinators

Don and Judi Knudsen are our Small Group coordinators on staff.  They have been married for over 50 years and have 2 children and 6 grandchildren.  Don and Judi have had interesting careers with Don serving in the Navy as a salvage and demolition diver.  After the military, he was involved in the oil industry, the insurance industry and finance industry, eventually winding up enjoying corporate life in downtown Manhattan.  His career ended as a Professor of Business, teaching at Taylor and Bryan College in Tennessee at which time he retired.  Judi was a physical education teacher during the beginning of her professional career, enjoyed being a stay at home mom for 20 years and retired from teaching as a science teacher.  In the middle of their professional lives, they purchased and operated a campground in Upstate New York for 20 years and enjoyed the opportunity to hold church services, teach Bible Studies, and host Vacation Bible Schools while maintaining a full recreational schedule.  They have been retired since 2009 and love to travel in their motor home throughout the US and spend time with family.