Meet the Staff
Meet The People
who make it all happen
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.
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 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.
Melisa came to the CPC in her early 20’s with a fire to encourage and uplift. Her own life had previously mirrored many of those she was seeing which only fanned the flames to succeed in sharing what a life in Christ can mean for the lost and hurting. She finished her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods college and became the Director of the Brazil CPC. After 13 years at that location she transferred to the Terre Haute center and currently serves as the Center Director. She shares that she felt called to the ministry from the beginning and has dedicated her last 25 years sharing a message of hope and restoration with her community.
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.
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.
Angie began her journey with Crisis Pregnancy as a volunteer in June 2015 after attending the Annual Banquet. She had been seeking God for an increase of opportunities to share the gospel, utilize her nursing degree, and encourage women by telling them how precious they are to Jesus. A tall order BUT God made a way, before she left the banquet she signed up to volunteer as a nurse/counselor. If that wasn’t rewarding enough, in February 2016 she was invited to become a part of the staff, as a Staff Nurse. She also works part-time at Terre Haute Church of God where her and her husband, Adam, are Associate Pastors.
Director of Client Services – Medical Mobile Unit
Libby Butts is the Director of Client Services on the CPC medical mobile unit. She resides in Brazil Indiana with her husband Mike of 32 years. She is the mother of two children and 2 grandchildren. Libby is a graduate of Staunton High School. She is a lifelong resident of Clay County and enjoys the intimacies of a small town. Libby is a member of New Life Community Church where she has the pleasure of sharing God’s love through various ministries. “I believe that knowledge is power and empowering others with the knowledge of God’s great love is the privilege that motivates me in the work we share in at the C.P.C.”
Mary has worked as a radiology and ultrasound technologist for 30+ years, 11 of those years as an instructor at Ivy Tech Community College. She received a Master’s degree in adult Education from IUPUI. In 2005 she felt God leading her to use her skills to serve others and became a volunteer sonographer at the CPC. While at the CPC she also received training as a counselor and mentor. In May of 2019 Mary joined the staff of the CPC providing ultrasounds at the center in Terre Haute and on the mobile unit.
Creating Positive Relationships Coordinator/Earn While You Learn Coordinator
Cary King 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 has served as the Coordinator of the Creating Positive Relationships (CPR) program since joining the CPC staff in 2015. The CPR program communicates the message of abstinence in the public school system and encourages the next generation to make healthy choices concerning their relationships. Recently Cary began Coordinating the Earn While You Learn program for the CPC. She 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 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.
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.
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.
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
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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