Carissa Arpelar is the NYI President and Youth Director for Faith Community Church. She has a heart for the Lord and she is called into the ministry of evangelism. Carissa is a graduate of San Juan College High School and San Juan College in Farmington, NM. Carissa is currently attending Northwest Nazarene University working on her undergraduate degree in Theology. She currently holds a local license and is pursuing ordination in the Church of the Nazarene. Carissa enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.