Rev. Dr. Dawn Enderwood grew up on the prairies of Kansas. She attended the University of Kansas, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She continued her education and received a master’s degree in communication theory. She worked in the broadcasting industry before starting a family. After her daughters were in school she began teaching communication classes on the college level. In the late 1990s, she attended seminary at the Lutheran Seminary Program of the Southwest in Austin, TX. In 2013 she received her Doctorate in Ministry at Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa. Pastor Dawn has three daughters, Quinn, Rachel and Anne. Pastor Dawn’s ministry centers on the words of Paul to the Ephesians: “For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God— not the result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are what he has made us, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand to be our way of life.” (Eph 2:8-10) This means that we do not earn our way into God’s heart. God created us and loves us regardless of what we do. This is good news to all people. As Lutherans, we believe the best response to God’s blessings to us, is to share blessings with others. We might say: Pay it forward.
Liz Taylor is a life-long Oklahoman, but loves to travel. She attended the University of Central Oklahoma for a degree in Geography, and then went on to Oklahoma State University for a Master's of Science, also in Geography. Since graduating, she has started a family with her husband, Scott, and they now have three lovely children, two cats and a Labradoodle. She enjoys sewing, reading, crossword puzzles and leading her daughter's Girl Scout troop.
Stephanie Keegan-Moring joined the Lord of Life Staff in 2016. She is the choir director for the Putnam City North High School's Una Voce choir in Oklahoma City. She enjoys working with teenagers and believes that music is an integral part of their education. "Public schools are the cornerstone of society, and experiences like this make a difference in kids' lives and make them better citizens."
Caitlin Cairns teaches Children's Church each Sunday. Caitlin has a Bachelor's Degree from Oklahoma City University and a Master's Degree in Drama Therapy from Kansas State University. She is an activity director for an assisted living center.
Family life coordinator
Natalie Schnelle is our Family Life Coordinator. She plans events for families of the congregation, such as Jack-O-Lantern carving, attending professional sporting events, ice skating, bowling, and Lord of Life's spring weekend Family Life Retreat. Natalie is working on her bachelor's degree in music at the University of Central Oklahoma.