About Karen


Born:   May 22


Married: Jerry – June 30, 1979


Children: Kristen (and Washington), Brooke (and Andre), Kaitlyn


Grandchildren:  Dominic, Jaiden, Alana, Ciara, Daisha


Education:  HighSchool -  Manheim Township; BS Christian Education (Adults) from Lancaster Bible College 1980

Favorite Scripture:  Isaiah 49: 15&16  “I will never forget you.  I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands: Your walls are continually before Me.”



Hero:  Violet Spence Phillips (grandmother)


Favorite Authors:  Kay Arthur, Beth Moore, Francine Rivers, Max Lacado,  John Ortberg, Steven Furtick, Bill Hybel,



Favorite Foods:  nothing beats a good steak!


Favorite Movies:  relationship stories w/ happy endings!  ( Lord of the Rings trilogy;  27 dresses, most recent – The Help, Won’t Back Down,…)


Hobbies and Interests:  reading, coffee or lunch w/ a good friend, spending time w/ my kids and grandchildren, watching my grandsons play soccer and basketball


Favorite Quote:  “what are you going to do with your one and only life?”   ~ author unkown ~