Audrey Carli, a widow with four grown children, has written books and articles for more than 30 years. Each Christmas since her childhood, her immediate family and other relatives have gotten together to enjoy a Swedish smorgasbord, each family contributing a favorite ethnic food. Audrey lives in Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula. This article originally appeared in Women of Spirit, November/December 2002.
Ron Carlson is Senior Pastor of the Fairmont Seventh-day Adventist Church in Lodi, California, where he's pastored for five years. He and his wife, Sue, have been married for 20 years. Sue teaches kindergarten at the elementary school. They have four children. Ron's interests include jogging, preaching, gardening, and life.
A few of Sandra Carlson 's rescuing activities have included: V.I.S.T,A. volunteer, junior high choir director, church secretary, missionary to Mexican orphanage, contemporary service praise team leader, 21 weeks of summer Bible school, special education teacher, and fifth grade teacher. Sandra is a minister's wife and she holds a master's degree in guidance and counseling. She is the mother of two middle school boys.
Karen Carlton is a stay-at-home morn of two daughters. She grew up in a pastor's home and loves the heritage she has from those years. Karen loves to sew, bake, scrapbook, and write children's stories. Her husband pastors two churches in Wisconsin.
Peggy Casebier is a dynamic communicator known for her life of prayer. She has spoken for numerous retreats, seminars, workshops, and worship services across the united states. Audiences describe her as creative, inspiring, warm, and genuine. Peggy is a nationally certified operating room nurse and holds a B.S. degree in Nursing. she also has a master’s degree in Pastoral Ministry from Andrews university. She currently works part-time as an operating room nurse and delights in sharing a team ministry with her pastor husband in Olympia, Washington.
Gloria Castrejon is a Spanish Literature professor and has authored numerous articles and poem's. She currently serves the Inter-American Division us the translation department. She has accompanied her husband, Jaime, in their ministry for more than 30 years. He is now the Ministerial Secretary for the Inter-American Division. The Castrejons have three children. Gloria enjoys reading, writing, painting and crafts.
Glenda C. Catane is married to Pastor Agapito Catane, Central Visayan Mission President. She serves as Shepherdess Coordinator for the Central Philippine Union where she also is Music Director and Christian and Women's Ministries Director. She loves to read, sing, play the piano, and lead choir groups. She has three very "musical" girls.
Gerald retired in 1990 from being an administrator after 47 years of service. He lives in Hosur, India with his wife Simi. They have 5 children and 10 grandchildren. He enjoys preaching, writing, reading, singing and cultivating friendships.
Lisa Clouzet has been happily married to Ron for 30 years, and they have three wonderful adult children: Christoffer, Alex, and Stefani. She is a chaplain and licensed counselor and currently teaches at the SDA Theological Seminary at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading, and window shopping.
Karen met her pastor/husband Mike when he was her youth minister! She grew up in Tasmania, which is a beautiful little island state with wonderful scenery and a slow pace of living.
She is a primary school teacher at a public school, Burnie Primary School, and does team teaching in a grade 516 class. She and her co-teacher have 45 students between them, This is her first year of teaching. She loves being a teacher and finds a great deal of fulfillment in her career.
Mike and Karen work as a team running camps, youth retreats, youth rallies, and other youth events as often as they can. There are a lot of young people where they live and they are a great resource. Their focus is to develop a new generation of leaders within our church.
Rae Lee Cooper is a registered nurse. She and her husband, Lowell, have two adult married children and three adorable grandchildren. she spent most of her childhood in the Far East and then worked as a missionary with her husband in India for 16 years. She enjoys music, creative arts, cooking, and reading.
Pamela Keele Cress is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Walla Walla College in College Place, Washington. She and her husband, John, a pastor at the Walla Walla College Church, have been married 25 years. They have two daughters, Jana, 22 and Jaci, 20.
Veronica Crockett was born in Nairobi, Kenya, where her parents were missionaries. She is a registered nurse and has a B.A. in Elementary Education from Wayne State University. Veronica and her husband, David, have four children: Allison, Jessica, Benjamin, and Abraham.