Pastor Lu Cantrell joined Peace as the senior pastor in June of 2013 and was ordained into the Ministry of Word and Sacrament in 2011. Pastor Lu graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Vocal Music Education from Eastern Illinois University and a Master of Divinity from the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago. Pastor Lu currently serves as the president of the Morris Ministerial Association, is a member of the Board of Directors for Grundy Area P.A.D.S., and the volunteer Chaplain for the Channahon Fire Protection District. Pastor Lu is married to her husband Jim, has 3 adult children, 4 grandchildren, and lives in Channahon, IL. In her spare time, Pastor Lu loves NASCAR, wine tasting, reading, and showing her two purebred Maine Coon cats.