My vocation (or calling in life): associate in ministry, missionary.
My congregation: American Lutheran Church, Grand Junction, Colo.
My favorite hymn: “On Eagle’s Wings.”
My favorite disciple: Peter.
My favorite person in the Bible: Ruth.
My favorite liturgical season: Lent.
My favorite Christmas carol: “Once in David’s Royal City.”
I prefer to sit here during worship: near the front.
My perfect day: is one spent with my children and grandchildren.
The hymn I want played at my funeral: “Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee.”
The best thing I learned in Sunday school: Jesus loves me!
Lutherans are great at: planning great worship services.
Lutherans could do better at: at being more welcoming.
I was most proud of my congregation when: it started having the homeless stay at our church.
The ministry I’m most passionate about: children.