Laura Shantz was dedicated as an infant at Bethany Community Church and has been attending ever since. Laura has had a love for music since childhood. She started piano lesson at age 5 and was a member of Niagara Children’s Chorus for 5 years. Early on she was involved in music and worship at Bethany by participating in the choir and youth worship bands. During university, she became a member of the worship planning team and later led an adult worship band.
In the summer of 2000, after completing her Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance at Brock University, Laura was hired as Worship Director. She oversees the music and arts (visual, drama) teams used in worship. Her passion is to see the arts thriving in the local church as they encourage and build people up while bringing glory and praise to God.