Kolene Tanis


Children's Ministries Director

Kolene Tanis

Kolene serves as our Children’s Director and has recently developed a program for our clients’ children that coordinates with the topics the adults cover while at Alongside. Kolene grew up in Hastings and then moved to the Richland area in 1994 where she discovered her passion for Children’s Ministry. Kolene attended Cornerstone University, where she recently completed her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management and Spiritual Leadership. Kolene and her husband Loren were married in 2001, at which time she became blessed with four children, and Kolene enjoys camping trips with her family as well as baking or working in her garden whenever possible.