Jan Simenson

I prefer to schedule coffee:
I’m flexible

 

I have been a Christian for this many years:
As long as I can remember

Number of years at TVC:
16

Marital Status:
Married

If married, how many years:
29 years

Siblings:
A sister

Current Occupation:
In the creative department of a music publishing/record company.

I have school-aged children:
No

Two or three words people who know me might use to describe me:
When I asked my most longtime friend what to say here – she said: prayerful, joyful, loving.

If I had all day to do whatever I wanted, you might find me…:
Hiding away with a good book and a cup of tea. Oh, and in a perfect world, my house would be clean.

Favorite place to eat out:
Any Mexican restaurant.

Favorite meal to cook for company:
Chili or meatloaf on a winter’s night.

Best nickname I’ve had:
Janathan

Worst nickname I’ve had:
Snaylor (my maiden name was Naylor)

Describe your overall temperament:
Trusting Him.

I was raised:
In church

When I feel far from the Lord, one of the things that helps me is:
Spending time in the Word.

Biblical character, story, or passage that has particular meaning/significance:
I love to read about the great Bible heroes; David, Daniel, Joseph… and am encouraged by their perseverance and listening hearts for the Lord.

A couple of authors who have had an impact on my spiritual life:
Billy Graham, C. S. Lewis & Corrie ten Boom

Some people who have inspired my spiritual life over the years:
Former pastor at Belmont church – Don Finto and my husband, Ric – who challenges and cheers me on daily to become more like Jesus..

Something valuable that someone told me early on about walking with the Lord:
Measure everything by the Word.

Something I wish someone had told me sooner about walking with the Lord:
Stay in the Word every single day to strengthen your daily walk – AND – the Lord loves me unconditionally.

I was drawn to serve in the “Let’s Have Coffee Ministry” because:
There have been times in my life when I so benefitted from older women who spoke into my life – I want to be able to help in the same way.

LET’S HAVE COFFEE – Click here to schedule

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