Laurie has been Director of Handbell Ministry (Joyringers) at Grace since November 2016. Laurie is also a member of our Spirits on Fire praise band and has a passion for Lutheran Worship. She is a former member and Director of Music at Calvary Lutheran Church in Apollo Beach.
Laurie is married to Jane Hernandez and they have been members of Grace since October 2015, although attending worship for about 10 years. They have 4 Chihuahua/Chihuahua mix dogs, 3 of which are rescues. They also have 5 beautiful granddaughters aging from 11 months (twins) to 8 years old! Laurie loves golf, is an avid Tampa Bay Rays fan and also follows the Bucs.