Member Highlight:

Janet Lee Kenny Young

Janet was born on January 14 to Joseph and Lois. She is the 2nd oldest of 4 children; Karen Nauck is her youngest sister. Her parents were members of First Evangelical and Reformed Church, which later became a UCC church.
 
Janet is married to Jacob "Jay,” and is the mother of two adult children: Jennifer and Jacob. Janet is also stepmother to Joseph, who has 3 children.
 
Janet graduated from Riverdale High School in the 70’s when it was an all-girls school. She was a stay-at-home Mom for many years before returning to work at Eric's/Gordon's of Metairie. She and many of her co-workers were together for more than 30 years. They are like family to Janet. 

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What are some of your favorite activities and hobbies?

Janet loves being out in nature. She likes to see other areas and the native plants and trees in other locations. She would love to travel more. 

 

Janet likes to garden and grows a few vegetables. She also likes to walk in the neighborhood and participate in low intensity Silver Sneakers classes. They do yoga (chair and standing), dance and zumba, yoga for sleep, balance and circuit with light weights. They also do bingo, trivia and crafts.

What are some of your favorite foods, music, and movies?

Janet’s favorite movies include Steel Magnolias and Coal Miner's Daughter. She likes many different kinds of music and enjoys listening as she works around the house. Her Dad belonged to a record club, so she listened to a variety of music growing up. 

 

What do you love about LFUCC?

LFUCC is the third church of which Janet has been a member; she has been a member here for about 4 years. Janet likes how everyone is so friendly and welcoming. She enjoys the music, worship, and other activities.
 
Her favorite hymn is “His Eye is on the Sparrow.” 
 
Her favorite Bible verse is in Matthew 6:25-26, 34. “Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? So, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.”

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