Reverend Cindi grew up in Syracuse, Nebraska, and attended Doane College double majoring in English and Philosophy/Religion. She entered into full-time Christian Ministry serving as a Youth Director in Loveland (CO), Wichita (KS), and Norfolk (NE) before responding to the call to go to seminary and enter into pastoral ministry. Rev Cindi graduated from Sioux Falls Seminary in 2006, and she was ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church in 2009.
Before coming to Columbus as Senior Pastor in 2014, she served Stanton & Pilger United Methodist Churches until 2010, and then four years at Madison Trinity & Norfolk Westridge United Methodist Churches. Rev Cindi and her husband Klint (a farmer) have two daughters. Cindi enjoys crafting and coaching.