Retreats and Contemplation

We’re sitting with Hannah Parrish in Lakeland’s lobby, relaxing on the leather sofas as she shares her story. Hannah shares that she’s recently committed to participating in another ministry: Women’s Contemplative Retreats. She leans forward, hands clasped together as...

Hannah’s River Community

Hannah stays busy at Lakeland, from retreats to volunteering with the church’s youth. One group she especially joins being a part of is The River. From worship nights and prayer to dances and field trips to local events, The River provides a haven for burgeoning...

Hannah’s Lakeland Family

Hannah Parrish walks into Lakeland, her calm nature and maturity belying her youth. Dressed in a classic black sweater and matching black and white sneakers, the gentle smile she shares with the interview team provides a glimpse into the young woman who donates a...

A World Traveler

As we wrap up our interview with Jenn Beard, Pastor Marta asks about Jenn’s frequent trips around the globe. “You appear to everyone that you’re a world traveler, always on the go, not enough time to get with you, that you’re worldly and super smart.” A shy smile...

Praise Through Song

Jenn Beard leans back into the cushions of the sofa, her gaze sliding away as she reminisces on how the worship team has become like her family over the years. “It’s been a rotating cast of characters over the years, but we spend a couple days together every week....

The Duplex Audition

Jenn Beard relaxes on one of the leather sofas in Lakeland’s lobby. Along with traveling and staying connected to friends and family, Jenn is an active member of Lakeland’s worship team. Not only does her voice harmonize beautifully with the other singers, but her...