My congregation: Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Wheaton, Ill.
I’ve been an ELCA Lutheran since: it was formed and prior to that a lifelong Lutheran.
My favorite hymn: “Amazing Grace.”
My favorite disciple: Peter.
My favorite person in the Bible: Martha.
My favorite potluck dish: green-bean casserole.
My favorite movie: “The Sound of Music.”
I like my coffee: decaf, black.
I prefer to sit here during worship: in the middle at the end of the pew.
The TV show I’d never watch: “Lost.”
The magazine I read standing in line at the grocery store: People.
Someone who inspires me: my mother.
I was most proud of my congregation when: we approved blessings of same gender relationships.