Chelsea Peddecord grew up in Rockwall, TX. She started serving with youth at 16 as a middle school small group leader and ended up as a college youth intern. Chelsea started in youth ministry at Lake Pointe Church as a Girls Ministry Coordinator. She eventually settled into HPUMC as a Youth Pastor after graduating from Oklahoma State with her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with an emphasis on Social Services. She is currently a Masters of Theology student at SMU Perkins with a focus on self-care and Old Testament studies.