Sandra grew up in Lewiston, Idaho and graduated from Lewis-Clark State College with a BS degree in Sociology in 1980. Soon after she met Rick and they were married in 1983. After the birth of their two sons, James and Alan, they moved to Bremerton in 1990. Both Sandra and Rick came to saving Faith in Jesus Christ in 1993 and soon after welcomed their daughter Faith into the family. Both Sandra and Rick have been called to serve in various ministries at CNC over the years.