Pastor Lindsey was raised in Lincoln, Nebraska and graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University where she studied Communications and Theatre Arts. After college, Lindsey served as a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries in Hawaii, working with children and youth. Called to ministry, Pastor Lindsey attended Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary and earned a Master of Divinity in 2013. Prior to coming to First UMC – Brighton and Whitmore Lake, she served at Birmingham First UMC from 2012 to 2020 as an Associate Pastor for Discipleship and Contemporary Worship. Rev. Lindsey loves mission work, small group discipleship, preaching, and working with people of all ages. Lindsey loves singing, dancing, drinking coffee, eating chocolate, and visiting her family in Nebraska and Texas.
Pastor Lindsey and Pastor Jon met at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, IL, and were married shortly after their third year of school there. They moved to Michigan to took up their ministry positions at Birmingham First United Methodist Church and Rochester St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. They have two children, Joshua (age 4) and Lydia (age 2).