Audrey Kathryn Mercer is the new Faith and Family Formations Minister at The Church of the Ascension. Audrey is 22 years old, from Birmingham, and is currently studying communications at Troy University. Audrey has a three year old dog that is actually part wolf! Riding horses is one of Audrey’s passions. She used to ride competitively in the hunter/jumper division but now volunteers when she can at Special Equestrians in Birmingham. Special Equestrians is therapeutic horseback riding for mentally and physically disabled children and adults. She has been a part of the Diocese her whole life. She has also gone on several mission trips to Tegucigalpa, Honduras through St. Stephen’s Episcopal in Birmingham.