Lee Ann M. Pomrenke was born in Pittsburgh, PA, and now resides in St. Paul, MN. She is a graduate of Valparaiso University ’01 (BA in English & Humanities) and Luther Seminary ’05 (Masters of Divinity, Concentration in Children, Youth & Family). She was ordained to the ministry of Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in July 2005 and has led congregations in Montana (internship), Virginia, and Minnesota. She is married to Stefan and together they have two daughters. Embodied is her first book, born from the beauty and tension of her dual callings as pastor and mother.