My vocation (or calling in life): director of family ministry, mom and friend.
My congregation: Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Glen Ellyn, Ill.
My favorite hymn: “Abide with Me.”
My favorite Bible verse: John 1:1, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”
My favorite person in the Bible: Ruth.
My favorite Christmas carol: “Oh, Come, All Ye Faithful.”
My favorite movie: “The Godfather.”
My favorite junk food: M&M’s.
My perfect day: reading, walking, drawing, cooking and good conversation.
I am most proud of my congregation when: we reach out to the neighboring immigrant community.
I am most frustrated with my congregation when: people don’t listen to each other.
My favorite volunteer project: making breakfast at the homeless shelter.
The ministry I’m most passionate about: nurturing parents to inspire them to grow in faith with their children.
I feel most Lutheran when: I share communion with our ecumenical partners.
I’m doing God’s work with my hands when: I create artwork.