Lauren had the unique experience of growing up in the church as a pastor's kid. She studied and completed Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Music and Public Relations from Cal State Fullerton. Lauren joined Harbor's staff in 2015 as a section leader in Harbor's chancel choir. Lauren began leading the Praise and Worship Band, before she was ultimately invited to take leadership of Harbor's entire Music Ministry. As Harbor's Minister of Music, Lauren explores the purpose of music in sacred spaces. She uses her musical gifts to lead a team that supports a variety of music programs. Her current musical focus is healing and social justice.