Shelley was born and raised just four blocks from Fourth Memorial Church by parents who were very active members of the church. She accepted Christ as her Savior at seven and was baptized at Riverview Bible Camp at 12. After attending Eastern College, Multnomah Bible College, and Kinman Business University, she worked as Executive Secretary to the President of NAPA. Shelley was hired as the children’s ministry director at Fourth in 1986. In 1995, she became the office manager and pastoral secretary. Shelley is married to Rich, who serves as a Christian counselor. She has two grown children, Paul (with wife Emily) and Linsey (with husband Ben), along with seven grandchildren. Shelley enjoys time with family, gardening, reading, and being active in an outreach woman’s Bible study.