Pastor Jan was raised on a farm in SE Minnesota. She graduated from Vennard College with a major in Bible in 1976 and served at Oak Hills Wesleyan Church in Rochester, MN for many years in various capacities (including Assistant Pastor) before becoming ordained in 1995. She was then called to pastor the Albert Lea Wesleyan Church in Albert Lea, MN, serving for 2 years before coming to Lighthouse Community Church in Zumbrota, MN. in 1997. She is a BIG sports fan - especially cheering for the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers and Minnesota Twins. She also is an avid reader - reading at least one book a week. She loves people, being out in the community and coffee shops!