Sarah (Rice) Shadday was born and raised in St. Louis, MO. She attended college at Concordia Chicago (River Forest) as part of the Director of Christian Education program. In 2012 – 2013 she served her internship at Concordia. In 2013, she graduated with a Bachelor’s in Theology and Director of Christian Education. The same year, she accepted Concordia’s call to become its Director of Christian Education. At Concordia her main focus in on youth, family ministry,
and other educational ministries.
Sarah lives in Greenwood with her husband, Matthew.
Sarah says, “A DCE is a servant in the LCMS who focuses on the vision and leadership of womb to tomb educational ministries.” Sarah enjoys being able to build relationships and talk about Jesus with youth, parents, and others at Concordia.
In her free time she enjoys being with her husband, playing board games and video games, reading, cooking, traveling, and exploring new places. She would enjoy playing field hockey again if someone would tip her off about where to find a team around Greenwood.