Pastor Sharon is a second career pastor having worked in manufacturing management and community education. Prior to her ordination Sharon served Youth and Family Ministry at Salem Lutheran Church in Sycamore, IL and at Lutheran Campus Ministry at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL. In 2015 she earned a Doctorate in Ministry with a concentration in Spiritual Transformation from Northern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Sharon has served as Associate Pastor at Light of Christ since January of 2008 and provides oversight of discipleship: children, youth and adult, and serving ministries of the congregation. Her heart’s desire for people to take their next steps in their faith journey through worship, learning, care and serving.
Blessed with three adult children Matt, Kevin, and Emily. Her husband of 35+ years, Al, died of esophageal cancer in late August of 2017. Sharon enjoys organizing family photos/videos.