Ruth Eblen works in Local Missions and Project Coordination. She was born in Mt. Vernon, Washington and grew up in Illinois and Ohio. After starting college in Michigan, she finished her education at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon as a Civil Engineering. After a career as a structural engineer and Project Manager, she transitioned to a stay-at-home mom and was involved in her local homeschool co-op. She has been in the Hickory area for fifteen years, ten of the last of which have been at Discovery. She enjoys spending time with her family hiking in the mountains or visiting the Carolina beaches. Her desire is to connect individuals as light to the community through service and to help with projects that bring God glory!