Antoni Luc-Tayengo (she/her/hers)

Antoni Luc-Tayengo (aka Toni) is a graduate of Perkins School of Theology where she earned a Masters of Divinity degree with a focus on Youth Ministry and Cross Cultural Studies. She has a Bachelors degree from Southern Methodist University in Anthropology. Toni has been actively involved in ministry for 21 years and has enjoyed leading very small youth groups as well as very large youth ministries. In addition to ministry with youth in the Diocese of Dallas, Toni has served in college ministries and spent 3 years in Uganda as a secondary school evangelist. Toni enjoys Formation ministries, and teaching scripture and encouraging the spiritual growth of Children and Youth. Toni’s passion is her family - her husband, Al Tayengo, is a United Methodist Minister from Angola who is a church planter for the North Texas United Methodist Conference. Her son Elijah is 10 and her daughter Jillian is 6 and they are her inspiration and the reason she continues encouraging and empowering the church to disciple children and youth.