Writing & Translation
I am trained as an ELCA Lutheran pastor, with a B. A. in English, M. Div. degree, and 3 years of full-time parish experience plus several more of internship and part-time pulpit supply. I am highly skilled in many forms of creative writing, sermon preparation, research, Biblical study. I love using these skills, and thrive on helping others fulfill their goals and ease their workload. I am currently On Leave From Call to be available for our 3 young children while my husband serves as a full-time pastor and Army National Guard chaplain. I have published devotionals for Augsburg Fortress worship bulletins, as well as sermon/worship preparation material for Augsburg Fortress' Sundays and Seasons.
I have the unique perspective of years of clergy training and experience. I've calmed Bridezillas and nervous grooms on their wedding day. I've comforted the sick and grieving, baptized babies and directed children's choirs. I've preached to audiences of all ages with grace and humor. I wi