Merrill graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in Collaborative Education. She graduated with her Masters in Social Work from The University of Alabama in May of 2019. Merrill has taken several mission trips to Haiti, Kenya, and Ghana as well as traveled to Germany. The Lord used these times to spark a passion for international mission in Merrill as well as orphan care. She is privileged to follow this passion by serving with Lifeline on the India team and is honored to minister to families in the adoption process. Merrill currently lives in Tuscaloosa, AL with her husband Ben and two dogs. She is looking forward to continuing her work with Lifeline and following the Lord’s direction!