Meet Dove's Nest's New Interim Executive Director


Nancy Kauffmann Is Dove's Nest's New Interim Executive Director 

Nancy Kauffmann

Nancy Kauffmann is a founding board member of Dove’s Nest. She was on the board of directors from 2009 to 2021, most recently as board president, and has served in ministry leadership roles at congregational, conference, and denominational levels for 40 years. Nancy is a member at College Mennonite Church in Goshen, Indiana, and has two grown children and one granddaughter.

Ben Woodward-Breckbill, a pastor at Shalom Mennonite Church in Newton, Kansas, will transition from board vice president to acting president. Kathy Haake will continue in her role as associate director.

Dove’s Nest is blessed to have such wonderful leadership!

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38-Minute Training Video Available

This 2020 abuse prevention and healthy boundaries training video is designed specifically for adults volunteering in faith communities, such as churches, camps, or schools. It is available to you and the adult volunteers at your church for a one-time fee of $75. For $200, we offer the video and a one-hour Zoom discussion facilitated by a Dove's Nest expert. See a one-minute preview of the training here!
Steps to access the video:
1. Pay the one-time $75 fee online or by mailing a check.
2. Notify Nancy Kauffmann ( that you made this payment for the video.
3. A link to download or stream the training video will be sent to you in one business day. 
4. The video can be viewed an unlimited amount of times.  

Dove's Nest's mission is to empower and equip faith communities to keep children and youth safe in their homes, churches, and communities. "Let the children come to me. Don't stop them! For the Kingdom of God belongs to those who are like these children"  (Luke 18:16 NLT).