Sylvia Copps
Connections Pastor

Sylvia Copps

Where did you grow up?

I grew up in Castle Hill, Maine.

How and when were you called into ministry?

I was called into ministry in 1981 when two of the pastors approached me about covering the child care in the preschool area for one month. That one month turned into decades of serving in full-time ministry.

What’s your passion in ministry?

My passion in ministry is to bring children and their families to the Lord and experiencing them living for Him. I also love helping people connect with each other and help them feel at home in our church.

Favorite Bible verse and why?

My favorite Bible verse is Psalm 32:8 “The Lord says, “I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you.” because it has been God’s promise to me through the good and hard times of my life

Spare time activities you enjoy?

I enjoy walking my dog, shopping at thrift stores, Zumba, reading the newspaper, eating breakfast at various local restaurants and being surrounded by people.

Favorite place you’ve visited?

My favorite place I’ve visited is Boston.

Favorite food?

My favorite food is ice cream, especially jamoca almond fudge and spumoni.

Something most people don’t know about me?

Most people don’t know that I used to teach aerobic classes at church.

Favorite book other than the Bible?

My favorite books are the James Herriott series starting with All Creatures Great and Small.