Jan is a lifelong United Methodist and has been active making music for worship and fellowship since her youth. She feels that God has given her a love for sacred music, worship and God’s people, and called her into a life of music ministry. Jan comes to Flower Mound UMC after serving Sierra Vista UMC in San Angelo, Texas for nine years. She has also led the music departments at First UMC, Rockwall and First UMC, DeSoto. Jan holds the Master of Sacred Music degree from Perkins School of Theology, SMU, where she received the Sacred Music Award for scholarship and service. She also has BMEd and MMEd degrees from ASU. Jan is currently Dean of the Texas Conference Choir Clinic, a Methodist intergenerational camp for music and worship arts, which takes place in June each year at Lakeview Methodist Assembly near Palestine, Texas. She has also served on the Chorister's Guild Board of Directors, and has sung with the Dallas Symphony Chorus for nine years. Jan is married to Keith, a retired Band Director. They have 2 grown children, Chelsea and Brad, and 2 young grandchildren, Sera and Seth.