Shelly Clark

Children’s Ministry Leader

My Family: My husband Damon, son Ryan, and daughters Sarena and Hayden.

My Story: I was born and raised in the Post Falls/CDA area. I graduated from Post Falls High School in 1995, and worked a variety of different jobs. I was not raised going to church and when I stumbled upon Real Life on a rainy Halloween evening with my 3 small kids, I didn’t even know I was looking for a church. But God had other plans! At the time, I was a director for a child care center in Spokane Valley by day and a bar tender at a local bar by night. But in 2003 we attended that Harvest Festival because it was raining and we wanted the kids to get to go trick-or-treating. We were really surprised at how nice everyone was and decided to come check out a Sunday service the following weekend. We attended for about a year and got baptized in August of 2004. That September we joined a home group and started learning what it really meant to live our lives for the Lord. I came on staff in April of 2006 as an admin. and about 6 months later, I joined the children’s team. Jesus has changed our lives and truly given us an amazing church family!

Favorite Verse: “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God, once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.” 1 Peter 2:8-10.

Food: Crab cakes.

Quote: “Perhaps this is the moment for which you have been created.” Mordecai from Esther 4:14.

Hobby: Love spending time by the lake!

Exercise: It’s always the plan…..

Smell: Fruity.