Darlene was born and raised in Westminster (Orange County) in southern California. Having participated in music ministry since childhood, she has taken on leadership roles since 1994. She completed a B.A. in Music Education at Vanguard University of Southern California and has completed several courses toward an M.Div degree through Fuller Theological Seminary. She served as an administrator in the Diocese of Western Anglicans and as Worship Leader for St. David’s Anglican Church in Burbank, CA for 5 years before coming to Jacksonville to serve at Redeemer in 2014. Prior to that she served at Liberty Temple Church of God in Arleta, CA and at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Westminster, CA. One of her greatest joys is getting to lead worship in a variety of churches, conferences and retreats, experiencing the Body of Christ in its many expressions. Darlene likes to tell people that “God had me ready” to move across country and that she has been so blessed by God with the church family at Redeemer. She is passionate about leading God’s people before His throne in worship and about being part of building His Kingdom. Darlene can be reached at email@example.com and (626) 389-7450.