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Compass Women's Ministry
Stephanie Schwartz

Stephanie Schwartz
Director of Women’s Ministry

Stephanie has been with Compass since the church began. Her role as director includes teaching at women’s Bible studies and events, training women’s ministry leaders, engaging in biblical counseling and discipleship, writing and developing a variety of programs. She earned her Master’s degree in New Testament from Talbot School of Theology. Her undergraduate degree is in Chemistry from California State University Long Beach. Stephanie has been married to her husband Richard for over 30 years and has three adult children: Benjamin, Hannah and Abigail whom she homeschooled for 16 straight years.


Nanci McMannis
Director of Women’s Counseling

Nanci earned her Master’s degree in Biblical Counseling from The Master’s College. Together, Nanci and her husband Bob, have four grown children and six grandchildren. A fourth generation Californian, Nanci has worked in a variety of occupations over the years including: writer, editor, teacher, hostess and caregiver. She considers herself privileged to serve the women of Compass by bringing hope and truth from God’s Word. Nanci is an ACBC-certified biblical counselor and has represented Compass speaking at the Women Discipling Women Conference, various retreats and she wrote a chapter in the book Women Counseling Women.

Evie Mayer

Evie Mayer
Assistant to Women’s Ministry

Evie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California State University Fullerton. She was born and raised in Southern California and has been married to her husband Danny since January 2014.

Evie began getting involved in the Women’s Ministry in 2012 and has a passion for working with women in the church.