Q: What is your “faith” story? How did you come to know and love the Lord?
A: I’ve always known there was a God and I grew up loving him and knowing He loved me. He was like a “Santa Claus”. I’d make my list of wants and needs and give them to him through prayer and “expected” they would not only be fulfilled, but the way I wanted them fulfilled. I was at times joyous and then there were times I was disappointed and even angry when I didn’t get my way. When I decided (or rather God decided) that I should go to a Cursillo weekend, that was my game changer…my “Ah Hah Moment” when my relationship with my Lord and Savior changed… It was not all about me!!!. I have realized He wants me to be a servant for Him and to serve as He leads and guides me on His path.
Q: Share one particular personal blessing you have had as a result of worshiping at Church of the Holy Child.
A: My personal blessing was the first Sunday my husband and I attended CHC and the warmth and inclusiveness I felt…not as a stranger dropping in for a visit but this was where I belonged.
Q: I think an important challenge to the parish is….
A: I feel an important challenge of CHC is to work on getting our expenses more in line with our income while also helping members find an area they can use their unique gift and talent. REMEMBER… everyone at CHC has a gift and/or talent given to us by our Lord to be used for His Glory.
Q: As a vestry member I would do the following to address that challenge….
A: If elected to the Vestry I would seek ways to strengthen the lines of communication within the parish. As an individual Vestry member, I pray to be open to listen to parishioners and be open minded and discern God’s direction.