Born and raised in the Bay Area, Sharon is one of six kids. Her mom had a big influence on her faith as she saw her mother’s love of the Lord in action. There was always room at the table for one more. Sharon’s table now has that same expandability. Sharon has been married to her high school sweetheart, Phil Wood, for over 38 years. They have three grown children, a lovely daughter-in-law and have been pleasantly surprised with the unexpected gift of a middle school daughter who is bringing new energy to the household. Sharon and her family have been a part of New Life for 20-plus years; she’s been on staff for 12. She served as the children’s pastor for many years and now serves as our campus pastor, overseeing and equipping the various ministry teams. Among her many talents is playing a mean violin. She’s played professionally for 30 years, and sometimes New Life is honored by her musical offerings.