Lori manages all aspects of the church office from certificates, lending an ear, preparing the monthly newsletter (The Messenger), to handling the church’s financial books and records. Lori is always willing to listen, lend a helping hand or help you find the help you need or help you find the information you need. The office is open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and in the afternoons by appointment.
Her ministry here at St. Matthew's started November 1, 1993. Lori loves the friends and family that she watches over and has grown to know. Lori helps members that are planning a wedding, funeral or special occasion in any capacity.
Lori looked after the local food bank when it was located at St. Matthew. Now that the Local Food Pantry is located on Allegheny St., Martinsburg she manages the books and records for the Food Pantry.
During the time that St. Matthew had PennMont Academy (pre-school) here for five years, she was a teachers assistant.
Lori also was Sexton/Janitor here at St. Matthew for two years and is well aware of what is needed to keep God's House in order and welcoming to all visitors.
Lori has been married for 37 years and has three sons, a daughter-in-law, two grandsons and two granddaughters. She is known in the community not only for her friendliness but for her bowling achievements. She is a member of the Pennsylvania State Bowling Hall of Fame and the Altoona Bowling Hall of Fame. Lori taught junior bowlers for 22 years and also taught and coached women's collegiate bowling (NCAA Div III) at Penn State Altoona for 6 years.