NaTalia’s Bio

Full name: NaTalia DiAndra Lahood 

Nick Name: Talia, Tals 

My mom called me: Pumpkin  

Ministry Role: Administrative Assistant  

Dream vacation: Greece  

What’s your regular order at Starbucks? Caramel iced coffee with skim milk, sugar, and sweet cold foam 

Favorite movie: “Save the Last Dance”  

Favorite scripture: Jeremiah 17: 7-8 “The person who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence indeed is the Lord, is blessed. 8He will be like a tree planted by water: it sends its roots out toward a stream, it doesn’t fear when heat comes, and its foliage remains green. It will not worry in a year of drought or cease producing fruit. 

People who inspire me are: My sister Jasmine and mother-in-law Isatu 

Previous job or line of work: Stay-at-home for 7 years. Prior to that I was a unit secretary for the Geriatric Unit at Heywood Hospital 

One thing that most people don’t know about me: Hair was once my passion. I studied cosmetology and still dabble in hair every now and then. 

I’ve been in ministry since: I started volunteering in children’s ministry March of 2022 

When and where did you get saved: Thanksgiving of 2019, in my living room 

Music that moves me: This answer changes often. I love music!! Currently I’d say, “Graves into Gardens” by Brandon Lake, Hillsong Unites, and Red Rocks Worship  

Life-changing moment: Becoming a mom at twenty-one and accepting Jesus as my Lord and Savior 

What sport are you not good at? Anything that involves running 

Fears: Generational curses and spiders  

Favorite book: Chicken Soup for the Soul series 

In my spare time I… love to consolidate and organize, make lists, and craft 

Favorite TV show: Grey’s Anatomy 

Favorite actor: Kerry Washington 

Least favorite food: Okra  

What makes you laugh? My jokes… just kidding. A good pun makes me laugh! 

The most exotic place you’ve even been to: I am unsophisticated when it comes to travel. Probably, California 

The most adventurous thing you’ve ever done: Hiked, two days in a row. 

My hero: My Nana and Grampy 

Least favorite thing to do: Window shopping