Lynne M. Lepley, graduate of Duke Divinity, is a United Methodist minister who is presently pastor at Catawba UMC in North Carolina along with her husband Ralph. She is also part-time campus minister at Mitchell Community College. Before entering the pastorate Lynne spent six years as a Media Specialist in both public and private schools. A published author for diverse audiences, Lynne was written for the Upper Room, DevoZine, Scrumptious Scriptures (books for children), and children's curriculum for Nazarene Publishing House and Rainbow Publishers. Her adult writings include Wesleyan citations for the upcoming Encyclopedia of North Carolina.