Meet Our Team

They say it takes a village and nothing would happen around here without these wonderful friends and ministry partners.
Jana Kennedy Spicer headshot

Jana Kennedy Spicer

Founder & Art Director
Jana Kennedy-Spicer, Founder of Sweet To The Soul Ministries, is a wife, mom and Nana. She is a born and raised Texas girl who loves boots, sunflowers and sweet tea. She
has a heart for studying God’s Word and is passionate about encouraging women to do the same. After a 30 year corporate career, God called her to share her art and love of Bible Study with others. Her favorite part of ministry is where her faith and art collide! This is the sweet spot where souls become inspired.
She is the author of Let Your Light Shine: Being a Light in a Dark World; Praying For Revival; Inspiring Women: Who They Are and How To Be One and Gracious Words: Speaking with Kindness and Mercy; and the illustrator of the scripture based Garden of Life Coloring Book and Coloring the Scriptures.

Mitzi Neely

Content Director
Mitzi Neely is a wife, mom, and grandmother who encourages and inspires women of all ages through her teachings on grace, love, joy, and peace, while thriving in the world we live in.
It is Mitzi’s primary goal to use her gifts and talents as God leads, always waiting patiently before turning to the right or to the left, listening for His voice saying “This is the way; walk in it.” Isaiah 30:21. Her heart is to lighten your load, while
conveying her message that nobody’s perfect. Her desire when she speaks, sings, creates, or instructs is honesty and transparency, such that God receives glory and honor.
She is the author of A Thankful Heart: 30 Days to the Grateful Life and Joy for Everyday Life: Living Joy Filled Despite Our Circumstances Not Always Being Joyful.

Stephanie K Adams

Community Coordinator
Stephanie K Adams is the founding Director of Real Women Ministries, where she equips women with resources for Bible Study and prayer. She is passionate about helping women find time for God’s Word in the midst of their busy lives. Stephanie is a Board Certified Advanced Christian Life Coach and author of In the Shadow of the Cross: Following Jesus Through His Last Days and is a contributing author to Bearing Fruit: Living Rooted in Christ

Tyanne Rakowitz

Business Administrator
Tyanne is wife to her high school sweetheart, Bill for over 39 years.  Is Mom to 6; 3 by blood and 3 by love.  And, Grammy to 5 little boys.  Tyanne spent 22 years in the corporate world of banking before retiring.  After retirement, Tyanne continued to volunteer in her church as the High School Youth Group leader, Sunday school teacher, Secretary and chairperson for various committees within the church.  She is humbled and blessed to serve the Christ Lutheran Church congregation as their Office Administrator and honored to serve as the Business Administrator for Sweet to the Soul Ministries.