Teen Challenge of Mississippi 

​help for life-controlling problems 

5 Buford Lane Poplarville, MS 39470   601.795.8063

Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm​​

Dee Matthew--Director of Education

My favorite thing to do: Bowling, mini-golf, scrabble, or any game.

One of my favorite Bible verses: Psalm 86:11, Teach me Your way, oh Lord, that I may live according to Your truth! Grant me the purity of heart that I may honor You.


Program Director

Education Director

​​Proverbs 11:14

Where there is no counsel, the people fall, but in

the multitude of counselors there is safety.

Ministry Coordinator 

​​Pat Peyton​-​Program Director

My favorite thing to do: Anything outdoors, camping and fishing.

One of my favorite Bible verses: Philippians 4:1, I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.

Vera Cupstid​--Overseer of Grounds/Intake Coordinator

My favorite things to do:  being with my grandbabies, helping others, outdoor activities

One of my favorite Bible verses: Isaiah 43:18,19, But forget all that-it is nothing compared to what I am going to do. For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland.

Jayne Kotter--Administrative Assistant

My favorite things to do: Write, read, and talk about and to Jesus. 

One of my favorite Bible verses:Philippians 1:6, And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue His work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.​​

​​​​​Shelia Patterson​--Ministry Coordinator

Favorite things to do: Bake, makeovers, listen to music, being outside

One of my favorite Bible verses: 2 Timothy 1:7​, For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.

Intern-Kitchen coordinator

Sarah Kelley​--Kitchen Coordinator

​My favorite things to do:cook, make people laugh, study God's Word

​One of my favorite Bible verses:Philippians 3:13 Brothers and sisters I do not consider myself to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead