Laura Schwarcz grew up in Orange County, California. She graduated from Cal State Fullerton with an Elementary Teaching Credential. After working in a church for a few years she decided to go to seminary. Laura graduated Fuller Theological Seminary in 2013 with a Masters of Arts in Theology. Laura has worked full time as Children and Family Ministry director in the Cal Pac Conference before moving to Austin, Texas.Laura has been the Children’s Director at Saint John’s since 2018. Laura raises two girls with her husband Mike, and enjoys reading, coffee, and vacationing.