Mrs. Haynes was born and raised in Springfield. She graduated from Illinois State University in 1981. She is married to Craig Haynes and has three sons, all Lutheran alums, Matthew 2002, Adam 2004, and Carl 2008. She started working at Lutheran in 2003. Her hobbies include traveling and counted cross-stitch.  

Mrs. Haynes’ favorite Bible verse, and also my confirmation passage: "The Lord is my Shepherd, I shall not want."" Psalm 23:1.