Jeanne, a long time resident of Oskaloosa, IA and has been married to her husband, Barry for 42 years. They have 3 grown children and four grandchildren. Jeanne & Barry have retired from full-time employment and enjoy spending time together golfing, travelling throughout the U.S. and hanging out with family and friends. Jeanne is a former special education teacher. She currently teaches part-time as an adjunct professor for both William Penn and Buena Vista Universities. Jeanne found Christ while a teen and has been active in children's ministry. Her faith journey recently brought her to the Lifehouse family, and she is thankful for the new friends and opportunities to serve that God has placed into her life. Jeanne also enjoys gardening, canning and cooking, especially baking pies!
Deb is a retired educator with a lifelong passion for ministry. From the arid deserts of Arizona to the close-knit communities of the Midwest, she has taken great delight in teaching everything from kindergarten to college while raising her six children. She enjoys walks, reading and spending time with her husband, Milton; specifically, they love nature and eating ice cream. Some of the greatest joys in life are her grandchildren, numbering fourteen with more on the way.
Deb looks forward to continually growing in her relationship with Christ as she serves with the women's ministry at Lifehouse.
Eric Briggs - Men's Ministry Leader
Eric & Birdie (Denise) Briggs were married on June 10th, 2017. Eric has a son and daughter, Birdie has three girls, as of now they have 12 grandchildren. Eric is originally from Michigan moved to Iowa in 2002. Birdie moved to Iowa in 2014 from Tennessee. Eric is employed at Vermeer Corporation, while Birdie runs a daycare out of their home. Eric enjoys bow hunting and hanging out with the guys. Birdie loves spending time with the family and cooking. Together they enjoy and hosting small groups, travelling and driving the country roads looking at wildlife.
Contact Eric Briggs (641-569-0218) to learn more about Men's Ministry