My vocation (or calling in life): elementary education, now volunteer.
My congregation: Lord of Life Lutheran Chruch, Schaumburg, Ill.
My favorite Bible verse: “Make a joyful noise unto the Lord.”
My favorite person in the Bible: Priscilla.
My favorite Christmas carol: “Star of the East.”
My favorite movie: “27 Dresses.”
My favorite junk food: cheese curls.
My perfect day: traveling with my family.
Someone who inspires me: my daughters.
The best thing I learned in Sunday school: the stories we were told about real people.
Lutherans could do better at: sharing dialogue with interfaith groups.
I was most proud of my congregation when: we sponsored people in global missions.
I feel most Lutheran when: I’m in a large group gathering.
What “living Lutheran” means to me: trying to do good works for others — providing a voice, or a place for someone’s voice, if they do not have that opportunity.
I’m doing God’s work with my hands when: sorting, counting and delivering items to the various food pantries.