Pastor Janet was born in East Cleveland Ohio. She grew up in Mentor Ohio. She graduated from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso Indian with a BA in Theology. She then attended Christ Seminex in St. Louis Missouri. Because of Lutheran merger she graduated from Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago with a a M. Div. Degree. She has been a Pastor for 31 years. Pastor Janet has 2 sons Gabriel who is a middle school math teacher with the Chicago Public School System. Her son Nathaniel is currently an Illinois State college Student. He is majoring in biological science. Pastor Janet has served parishes in Corydon Indiana, Louisville Kentucky, Oak Forest Illinois, Dixon Illinois. She is a huge Cleveland Cavs, Indians, Browns and Ohio State fan. She resides in Willard with her dog Lydia.