Kirby is from Roswell, Georgia and grew up as a member at Northbrook UMC. She is a graduate of Agnes Scott College with a degree in Mathematics. Kirby then went on to Belmont University where she earned her Master’s of Arts in Teaching, and she started her career as a math teacher. Kirby’s experience on summer staff at Camp Glisson helped her realize her love and calling for Children’s Ministry. She is passionate about helping children learn about Christ’s love and giving children opportunities to serve others. Most recently before coming to Johns Creek UMC, Kirby served in the Children’s Ministry at Alpharetta First UMC. Kirby and her husband Brian live in Sandy Springs.