Deacon Laura Carson is a Minister of Word and Service in the ELCA. She was born and raised in rural Southern Ohio and was very active in her Lutheran congregation growing up. In 2005, Laura received her B.A. from Wartburg College in Religion with an emphasis in Youth & Family and Outdoor Ministries. She obtained her Master of Arts in Religion in Christian Education from the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC. Laura received her first call in August of 2008 as Director of Christian Life to First Lutheran Church and School in Torrance, CA. Her ministry at Peace began in the summer of 2014. Laura is passionate about lifelong faith formation and equipping the saints for ministry in daily life. She is currently working on a certificate program for “Faith Formation in the 21st Century” to continue her education.
Deacon Laura and Pastor Jared were married in the summer of 2004. They have two young sons, Andrew and Aaron. Laura enjoys being outdoors in God’s creation, hiking or checking out local parks with her boys, reading, and baking.
She can be reached at 522-7119 ext. 17 or by firstname.lastname@example.org.