First EPC

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Laura Swartzendruber

Laura SwartzendruberLaura Swartzendruber serves here at First EPC with her husband, Lloyd, as the Associate Director of Music.  She plays the organ on Sunday mornings and for special events and weddings and accompanies the choir.

Her passions include teaching music, working with children, playing music. She has a Bachelor of Music degree from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey.

She has been at First EPC for more than 38 years along with her husband.

She and Lloyd have been married for more than 42 years and have 3 children.  Nate loves to write poetry, Ange is a missionary in Northern Ireland and has the voice of an angel, Rachel sings like her sister.  They also have 6 grandchildren.

Besides currently living in Kokomo, she has lived around Indy (She went to Northwest High School and North Central High School in Indianapolis), Germany, Evansville, Newfoundland and Washington D.C.

She has traveled outside of the country…Germany, Canada, Kenya, Europe, Ireland.

She loves the outdoors and nature, she loves being a grandma and baking pies with her granddaughter.  She also scrapbooks, sews, quilts and gardens.

She enjoys classical, Christian, bluegrass and Irish music.


Some of her favorites are:

Candy: Cadbury chocolate

Snack: popcorn

Sports Team: Colts

Restaurant: Don Pancho Villa


You can email Laura at or you can call her at the church Monday – Thursday from 8am-4pm at (765) 457-8201.