Staff and Volunteers
Founder/President of Threads of Life Global and Urban Missions
Annette Lanson has been involved in ministry most of her life. She spent 20 years in outreach with Agape Force Ministry and Youth with a Mission traveling throughout America, Canada, Mexico, and recent years include: Nigeria and South Africa. Annette has also served in various leadership roles from co-director of a girl’s rehab home to prison and homeless ministries, and 10 years as a pastor’s wife.
Her passion is to help women know their identity and self worth in Jesus Christ, and give them practical skills they can grow in by teaching the art of sewing and handcrafting, then guidance is entrepreneurship.
Toni Phillips- Vice President
Toni is a woman that gives to others on a daily basis. She is also an avid seamstress, with a love for sewing and handcrafted products.
For over 20 years, Toni has made herself available to anyone wanting to learn a craft, especially sewing. She has taught her students, not only quilt making, but also community service by giving comfort quilts to their local Fire Dept. She has taught in a private school for 4 years, and continues to teach both youth and adults sewing and handcrafting. She is fun loving and loved by her students. It's great to have her on the Threads of Life's team.