Sharon Ferreira is Northland's coordinator of pastoral services, as well as the executive assistant to Pastor Kevin Urichko. Sharon helps the congregation connect to ministers for sacred functions, weddings, funerals and baptisms, and assists Pastor Kevin Urichko in his areas of ministry and responsibilities. Previously, she was an assistant branch manager and operations manager for a bank, where she was responsible for the day-to-day activities of the branch including policies and procedures and the training of staff and security. Sharon began her banking career with Atlantic Bank, which later became First Union. During her 17 years in banking, she earned a degree from American Institute of Banking, investment licensing in Series 6, 63, and Life and Annuity. Sharon lives in Winter Springs and has attended Northland since being invited by a co-worker in 1997. She was raised in a conservative Jewish home. When her mother died, all Sharon's close friends were Christians, and their love of God and nurturing support drew her to faith in Christ. As a result of her life experiences, Sharon loves being a connector and values the intergenerational leadership and partnership at Northland.