Sarah Whitson

Women's Ministry Leader

Born and raised in Olivet and blessed to grow up in a home with four siblings and parents devoted to one another and to the Lord. When I was in 7th grade, God’s grace met me in the middle of a year of rebellion and He completely transformed me into a new person. All my desires, attitude and consequently, friendships, changed seemingly overnight. The Lord lit a fire in my heart and I loved knowing Him and living for Him.

Throughout the next fifteen years a lot of life happened- I graduated, married my favorite person, was called to be a part of starting this church, became a mom to four daughters and at some point I found myself feeling like a fraud. I said I loved God, outwardly it appeared that I loved God, but the desires I had to spend time with Him and read His Word slowly faded and I was doing life in my own strength. On May 6th, 2013 I received a call that forever changed my life. My only brother had been killed in a car accident, at the age of nineteen. Again, God’s grace met me in this loss and I turned to Jesus. He began a healing and sanctification process in me that was so desperately needed and He began to create in me a heart that truly loved Him and was passionate about His Word. I surrendered, and continue to surrender, to this process and for the last ten years I have been growing in my love and knowledge of the Lord and He has truly become my greatest joy. You can usually find me serving my family here at City on a Hill, whether it’s cleaning toilets, hosting Life Groups or church picnics or co-leading our Women's Ministry. I also love being in my kitchen or around a kitchen table, feeding people, preserving food, reading a good book and spending time with neighbors, friends and family. 

This is what I know: “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me” (Galatians 2:20) and because I died, my life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is my life, appears, then I also will appear with Him in glory (Colossians 3:3-4). Such amazing grace!

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