Secretary Chira Oravetz first started attending Word of Life in 1997. She started working in the church office in 2001 as Secretary. Chira and her family came to see the annual Easter Cantata and decided they wanted to join the church family. Chira has worked with children through Missionettes and Children's Church for many years and continues to minister to children every time the opportunity arises. She also has a heart for the "Food Pantry" ministry and has since her days at Christ for the Nations where she first began that ministry. Chira has been married to Max for 35 years and has two adult children and two grandchildren.