Eleanor has lived in the Pella area most of her life. Eleanor and Vernon have been married over 60 years and enjoy life on the farm. We have 3 children and their spouses, 7 grandchildren and their spouses and 11 great grandchildren all living in the area.
She shares the Love of God and give thanks for His goodness. She enjoys her position at FRC where she can share the faith and try to make a difference in others’ lives.
How did you come to First?
Shortly after Vernon and I were married I became a member of First Ref. Church.
What do you love most about your job?
Sharing and praying for the Care Shepherds to see relationships built and people growing in their faith through joys and sorrows of fellow believers.
Other than Jesus, who had the greatest impact on your life?
My mother, former pastors, and special friends.
What is something people don’t know about you?
That we have never moved and are still living in the same home.
What is one of your most satisfying moments?
Alaska! The everyday beauty of the great outdoors with the sunsets, flowers, trees and starlit night.