Our Pastor

Pastor Sarah Birdsall Isakson is a trained, intentional interim pastor and recently served at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Prescott Valley, AZ. She served 4 years in Benson and three of those in Willcox, AZ. She brings 16 years of experience as a Pastor and 12 years as a   Spiritual Director. She has a companion Labrador retriever, Claire.

Pastor Sarah is a former teacher, school administrator and organic gardener. She attended Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary and did urban ministry in Berkeley, CA.

Sarah is a mother of two grown sons and grandmother of two girls, who live in Brazil. Sam, her younger son, lives in Tucson and is owner of Mama’s Hawaiian BBQ restaurants. (Closest one in Anthem).

Her pastimes include swimming, painting in watercolor, reading mysteries, and traveling to Brazil. She also has lived in Massachusetts, Kuwait, and Cornwall, England!

Her one constant theme in life is “God’s inclusive love for all! No matter what!”