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Meet the Staff

Meet The People

who make it all happen

Sharon Carey
Executive Director

Sharon attended Liberty University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.  She went on to earn a Master’s degree in Biblical counseling from Trinity Seminary.  She started out as a counselor at the Crisis Pregnancy Center in 1988 then went on staff in 1990.  She currently serves as the Executive Director of of the Center since 2007 which include all of the various programs and outreaches. In 1999, she transitioned the CPC into providing ultrasounds and later various medical services to meet the needs of the community.  In 2015 she spearheaded the effort to move the CPC from Poplar Street to our current, state of the art, 7100 square foot Center located downtown and raised the funds to completely pay for this new facility right from the community.  She also, after seeing the need to reach those who could not make their way to the downtown facility, spearheaded the effort to purchase a mobile, medical unit that now serves various rural counties in our community with our services which is also debt free.  She serves with her husband, Pastor Paul Carey who has been a pastor for 33 years.   Pastor Paul started New Life Community Church in Terre Haute Indiana in 2005 which has been such a blessing to both of them. She also counsels women dealing with various issues such as anxiety or depression as well as counseling married couples who may be struggling.  She has three wonderful children and 6 beautiful grandchildren.

Beth Willis
Director of Development

Beth was given the opportunity to follow her lifelong dream to join the staff at the Crisis Pregnancy Center, in the summer of 2007. As the Director of Development, her responsibilities include fundraising and relationship development with businesses, churches, and private individuals within the greater Wabash Valley. She also promotes the CPC through community and college outreach and speaking events. Prior to joining the CPC Staff, Beth pursued her career as a licensed insurance agent in the State of Indiana. In addition to her role at the CPC, she also serves as the Director of Children’s Ministry at Free Life Community Church where her husband, Dan serves as the Senior Pastor. She and her husband have been blessed to raise 6 amazing (now grown) children. In their spare time they enjoy their 11 grandchildren.

Emily English
Nurse Manager

Emily received her ASN from Ivy Tech in 2009 and her RN license in 2010. She received her BSN from Indiana State University in 2018. She worked at Union Hospital as an orthopedic and float nurse for many years. God brought her to CPC at a time in her life where she was searching for something different; something away from the normal nurse’s life. She was searching for somewhere she could use her skills to make a difference in the lives of others and share God’s love and grace at the same time. In February 2019, CPC became that place when she accepted the position as Nurse Manager. Emily and her husband, Adam, have been married 21 years.  They have two children, Jacob and Abigail. Emily and her family attend Maryland Community Church where they serve in many different roles. In their free time, Emily and her family enjoy golfing, bowling and traveling together.

Rebecca Lohse
Creating Positive Relationships Coordinator

Rebecca Lohse began her service to the CPC as a volunteer mentor for pregnant women upon feeling God’s leading to help those in need of encouragement. God then granted her another opportunity to reach more clients through adding the role of instructor for the Encouraging Parents Together class. She absolutely loved her volunteer work at the Center and hoped one day she might serve on staff if it was God’s plan for her. Needless to say, she was incredibly thrilled and honored when she was offered a position on staff at the CPC as the Creative Positive Relationships Coordinator! Rebecca has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology with a concentration in Community Health from Southern New Hampshire University. She has spent most of her adult life educating children and adults in some capacity. She believes education empowers people, which give them choices and hope. She is passionate about God and His work. She has three daughters and has been married to her wonderful husband for almost 20 years! She is a resident of a small community in Parke County. She and her family attend World Gospel Church in Terre Haute. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading, cooking, and shopping. She and her family are avid gamers and enjoy hosting family and friends through game nights! She has a passion for educating others, building relationships, and affirming the worth of every person through her role as EPT and CPR Coordinator.

Larry Swan
Men’s Outreach Coordinator

Larry worked for Duke Energy for 33 years and retired in 2006, shortly after recovering by the grace of God from stage 3 colon cancer, he retired from Duke Energy in 2006. In February 2007, Larry was ordained is currently Pastor of Father’s Glory Ministries in Pimento. He is also on staff as the Men’s Outreach Coordinator at the Crisis Pregnancy Center.  He says it is a privilege to be able to serve God and to watch Him change the lives of the men who comes into the CPC. Most of these young men have never had a male role model or even a man to talk to. Larry just wants to give God all the glory and honor for his health, family and the many blessings in his life.

Adam Power
CPR Instructor & Assistant Men’s Coordinator

Adam Power is blessed with a wife Megan.  He graduated high school from Liberty Christian Academy in 2008.  Adam pursued a career in Operating Engineers and achieved a technical degree in his studies at Ivy Tech in 2018.  He is a youth pastor at Faith Wesleyan Church and started there in 2016.  He is currently working toward his ordination as a pastor.  His main goal in ministry is to tell people that they are valuable and have worth and he gets to do both of these as a CPR instructor and counselor at the CPC.

Cary King
Center Director

Cary King currently serves as the Center Director for the CPC.  Cary transitioned to Center Director after serving as the Creating Positive Relationships Coordinator and Earn While You Learn Coordinator.  Cary is a native of Terre Haute and returned to her home church and town after 18+ years of ministry all over the country with her husband Brett. Cary and Brett have 3 daughters and love being back in Terre Haute and serving at Maryland Community Church. Cary attended Taylor University for 3 years working towards her B.S in Business Administration which she completed at University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1998. Cary loves helping expecting moms and dads learn parenting and life skills.  Cary enjoys spending time with her family, going for walks and most of all sharing God’s love, mercy and forgiveness to all she encounters.

Bethany Lashbrook
Administrative Assistant

Bethany became part of the CPC team in 2015 and enjoys her role as Administrative Assistant to the Executive Director. Bethany came on just before the move to Wabash Avenue and quickly adjusted to the changing dynamics of this position. She enjoys being behind the scenes; managing bills, entering donor information, and keeping files updated. Bethany has been married to Clinton since 2003 and has two gorgeous teenage daughters, Savannah and Gabi. She enjoys vacations, reading, journaling, and cooking. She attends a small church in Marshall, The Grace Project, and enjoys the fellowship with her close friends who also attend. Working at the CPC part-time has been a blessing to Bethany and to her family. She looks forward to what the future holds for both the CPC and those in the Wabash Valley.

Stephanie Bachelor
Director of Client Services Terre Haute

Stephanie joined the Crisis Pregnancy Center team in 2017 as the Director of Client Services.  She graduated from ISU with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2004.   She has worked in a variety of social service organizations in Terre Haute since that time.  While she has seen a lot of hurt and need in this community, she has also had the blessing of meeting wonderful people who serve and love well.  She enjoys being a part of this community and is excited that the CPC gives her the opportunity to share the hope of the Gospel with people that are desperately in need of hope and truth.  Stephanie is also on staff at Maryland Community Church as the Children’s Director at the 12 Points Campus.

Carol Lucas
Nurse Manager Medical Mobile Unit

Carol received her BSN in Nursing from Olivet Nazarene College in 1981. While living in Abilene Texas Carol worked at a nearby hospital on a medical unit, stress center and home health care for a few years.  When they relocated in Terre Haute, Carol worked in Coronary Care, Home health care and an extended care facility.  She then found her career in School Nursing where she worked with the VCSC for 31 years serving as a staff nurse and Chairperson of Nursing. Her first contact with the CPC actually came through her husband Mike who had contacted CPC after he felt compelled to get involved.  He eventually became a board member but laughed, because he said when they found out his wife was a nurse they were very interested in Carol. Having small children and a family she left the CPC after being a volunteer counselor. At that time she said she would return someday when children were grown and she was retired.

When she was close to retirement she held true to her promise and returned to CPC and is our Mobile Unit Nurse Manager. They have 3 children and 3 grandchildren whom she loves spending time with.  God daily shows her what she needs in her new role at CPC.  She is excited to be a part of the development of the medical mobile unit ministry and hopes to reach out and service clients who cannot come to the center.

Lisa Brewster
Creating Positive Relationships Instructor

Lisa became a part of the CPC team in 2018 and enjoys her role as an CPR instructor. Lisa has been married to her husband Rich since 2001 and has two sons, Noah and Titus, and three daughters, Ryann, Rylee, and Kayli.

She enjoys time with her family, traveling, a good book and laughing. She attends Maryland Community Church 12 Points and serves in the youth group

Susan Williams
Receptionist and Data Entry Coordinator

Susan began working for the CPC in September of 2019.  She attended Crowder College and also received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Missouri State University.
She is a former Owner/Director of Anderson Dance Academy and Customer Representative with Scholastic Children’s Books. She and her husband Tracey attend Berea Christian Church in Brazil, Indiana where she serves on the Worship team. She has a daughter, Laura O’Malley and son-in-law, Patrick both of Bella Vista, Arkansas. She is so excited and honored to be the new receptionist for the Wabash Valley Crisis Pregnancy Center

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