My vocation (or calling in life): retired elementary teacher.
My congregation: Grace Lutheran Church, Albert Lea, Minn.
My favorite hymn: “Here I am Lord.”
My favorite disciple: Paul.
My favorite Christmas carol: “Silent Night.”
My favorite potluck dish: upside-down pizza.
My favorite movie: “Forrest Gump.”
I prefer to sit here during worship: near the front.
The magazine I read standing in line at the grocery store: Family Circle.
My perfect day: eating and playing with my family.
Someone who inspires me: pastors.
People would be surprised to know that: I do not swim.
I feel most Lutheran when: participating in worship.
What “living Lutheran” means to me: doing God’s work.
I’m doing God’s work with my hands when: I’m distributing boxes of food.