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Thursday, January 18, 2018
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Laurie Coffel


Where did you go to school?
High School: Penn High School c/o 1985
College: Indiana University-Bloomington c/o 1989
Tell me a brief story of how you became involved with your current ministry position. 
Every time I would hear that "let your light shine" sermon, I would wiggle in my seat.  One day I got up the courage to talk with Joseph and Pastor Jim--here I am.
What areas do you serve at the Osceola United Methodist Church?
I currently sing with the Praise Team on Sunday mornings and serve on the Leadership Team, I run the video (and occasionally sound), I am the Staff Parish Relations Committee Chairman and work on special events with the senior high youth.
Tell me about your family.
I am married to Scott--we just celebrated our twenty-third anniversary. My grandparents, parents, and Scott and I were all married here at OUMC. We have three girls--Katie (age 20, Junior at IUSB), Megan (age 17, Senior at Penn), Jenna (age 13, 8th grade at Grissom)
What is your favorite three movies of all time?
Dances with Wolves
Dirty Dancing
The Notebook
(These are really just movies I can't turn off if they come on.)
What is your favorite T.V. show?
Cubs baseball and pretty much anything on TLC.
What is your favorite book or books?
Harry Potter series
Anything by Janet Evanovich, The Plum series especially.
What is your favorite Bible story & Scripture verse?
Ephesians 2:8-10 (New International Version)
For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God - not by works, so that noone can boast. For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
Any Special Talents to Share?
I love music, working on the computer and serving the Lord, so my work here is really a labor of love.