What is your job?
Volunteer Church Secretary
What are your responsibilities?
The expected routine tasks of any office plus a lot of listening, praying, thinking ahead, connecting, dealing with the everyday unexpecteds.
Tell me about your family
Paul won my heart during college; we married in 1963. God has blessed us with three great kids and three amazing grandgirls; unfortunately they all live far away (Germany, Virginia, North Carolina, Connecticut), but our love keeps us connected. Paul left for heaven in 2019, but God keeps me here in Fort Wayne.
Where are you from?
Hmm … born in Brooklyn, NY, lived in New York City until college in Massachusetts. From there life took us to Germany, Connecticut, western NY State, North Carolina, South America, Florida, and now Fort Wayne.
Tell me about your Education and Experience
Attended Eastern Nazarene College in Wollaston, MA, and Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Served with Wycliffe Bible Translators since 1982, in Waxhaw NC (personnel), Suriname, South America (school administration & HR), and Orlando FL (HR). Currently retired but continuing to volunteer from Fort Wayne in a part-time HR position.
How long have you been at Christ’s Community Church?
I’ve been attending since 2007, and I’ve been in the office position since February, 2017.