Rhaylene majored in Math Education at the King's College in New York State. Upon receiving her degree, she taught in upstate New York for one year, then pursued her original calling and attended Missionary Internship. For sixteen years she served with Slavic Gospel Association in Alaska. Then she transferred to InterAct Ministries, working at the Arctic Bible Institute and Correspondence School for the next five years before returning to Kodiak. Rhaylene retired in 2017, but still assists with outreach through visitation, Bible studies, and fellowship. She is involved with the local senior center in Kodiak where she spends time getting acquainted with other seniors and ministering to them. She also assists in teaching Sunday School classes at her church.