Sharon Walpole

Senior Adult Minister, Music Associate
I was born in Little Rock, Arkansas and raised in a Christian home. At six years of age, I accepted Christ as my Savior and was mentored by many special Sunday School, G. A. and children’s choir teachers as I learned what following Christ meant. Arch and I met at Arkansas State University and were married in 1975. We have been blessed with 3 children and six wonderful grandchildren.
Music has been part of my life as long as I can remember. One special memory is of sitting in a cool sanctuary, listening to the organ prelude and hearing my daddy say “Maybe someday you will play the organ in church”. As a teen counselor and pianist at a summer mission camp, I surrendered my life to fulltime Christian service. That call has included being a fulltime mother, a community volunteer, and a full-time church musician.
And now, in this season of life, I have been called to minister to the senior adults at Thalia Lynn. Together as JOY Seekers we explore ways to focus our second half of life on Jesus Others and Yourself—on our spiritual maturity, on sharing Christ with and serving others, and on wellness, fellowship and fun. How blessed I am to work with this wonderful group of people!
We serve an awesome God! My desire is to worship “in spirit and in truth” and to help facilitate worship for others. My joy is to see all God’s children, whether aged 3 or 93, praising Him with a joyful noise.
“Lord, you have assigned me my portion and my cup; you have made my lot secure. The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.” Psalm 16: 5-6