Lauren joined the Good Shepherd staff in January of 2017. As the Director of the Rector’s Office, she oversees our newcomer ministry, baptisms, stewardship, the Capital Campaign, and event planning. Born and raised in Lubbock, Texas, Lauren moved to Waco to attend college at Baylor University. She earned her BSW in Social Work with a Minor in Religion. She moved to Austin after college for a new adventure and enjoys running town lake, traveling, listening to live music and exploring the city.