The Reverend Sherrie L. Hofmann

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Pastor Hofmann is a native of Baker, West Virginia. She is veteran of the United States Air Force with 18 years service and a Senior Non-Commissioned Officer. She was an Aerospace Ground Equipment Master Technician, Master Instructor, Quality Assurance Evaluator and Budget Analyst. She is a graduate of the Air University with 2 Associate Degrees. She is a graduate of the Non Commissioned Officer Leadership School, The Non Commissioned Officer Academy and the Senior Non Commissioned Officer Academy.

She completed her undergraduate education at Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington, receiving a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance. Pastor Hofmann graduated from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in 2005 with a Master of Divinity degree.  She completed the Rural & Small Church Ministry course, an immersion and elective related to rural or small town ministry and received a Concentration in Town and Country Church Ministry.  She has experience with AA, grief counseling, men’s and women’s Bible study, parenting, youth and family ministry.

Reverend Hofmann's other interests include quilting, knitting, crocheting and sewing. She is married to Scott Hofmann and they have two children, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, six cats and call Warren County and Lake Gaston Home.

Director of Music

Janice Thompson

Phone:  434-636-3281


Janice Thompson is our talented music director who manages and directs our Church Choir, Praise Team, Mens Chorus, Joyful Ringers, and handbell ensembles Accents and Capella.  Additionally, she works with many soloists and guest instrumentalists to provide music for Lakeside's services.

She welcomes new participants in the various musical groups that she directs.


Assistant Director of Music

Diane Colin

Administrative Assistant

Mandy Mathews

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Phone:  (252) 586-6778


Mandy Mathews works in the church office and is responsible for assembling the weekly bulletins, monthly newsletters and other office activities.  She can be reached at the church office.