Maren is a Cedar Rapids native. She graduated from Wartburg College in 2013 with a degree in Public Relations, and minors in Religion and Leadership. After college, she spent a year serving with Lutheran Volunteer Corps. Maren has been at Bethany since 2015, and enjoys serving on the Evangelism Committee, playing handbells, and helping at Vacation Bible School. Maren lives with her cat, Bella, and enjoys traveling around the Midwest to visit her family.