Linda is a long-time member of SFUMC and a lifetime resident of Saline and the surrounding area. She has spent her career investing in the lives of children. She received her degree in Music Education from Eastern Michigan University and has taught music in Manchester Schools followed by thirty years of teaching music and directing theatrical productions in the Saline Community. She served on the music staff for over ten years at Ypsilanti Free Methodist Church, as well as twelve years at SFUMC, co-directing the chancel choir, worship planning, and coordinating children's worship arts. She is excited to be back on staff.
Linda has a passion for coordinating and facilitating large groups, large trips, large projects and large productions. Her love for music, theater, and kids is only surpassed by her love for Christ. Her ministry philosophy is founded on helping young people grow in their love and knowledge of God, as well as helping families make Christ the cornerstone of their lives and homes.
Linda resides in Milan with her husband, Dean. They have two grown daughters, Saralyn and Kaylee. Among other things, one of Linda's great passions is travelling, which includes taking frequent adventures to Walt Disney World.