Sanctified Hope Home for Women - Staff
Sharon Klahm-Hibler - Executive Director
Sharon and her husband, Tracy, live in Hudson Oaks. She grew up in Ohio and attended Bethany College in West Virgina where she studied Music Education. She continued her education and went to Kent State, Tuscarawas Campus in New Philadelphia, Ohio where she majored in Psychology. She’s been a resident of Parker County since 1991. She has two daughters, a son, two stepsons, and four grandchildren. She attends Trinity Bible Church, where she’s been a member since 2005. Sharon and her husband are business owners in Weatherford. She previously taught music and drama at Trinity Christian Academy. Prior to teaching, she worked in several social service fields, helping victims of rape and domestic violence. She has a passion in helping people along with sharing the love of the Lord. She states that “it is an honor and a privilege to serve these women and see them grow in the love of the Lord! God has truly blessed me!”
Debra Jensen - Administrative Assistant
Debra is new to Texas, having moved from North Carolina to be closer to her daughter and family. Two days in Texas, Debra's daughter mentioned reading about Sanctified Hope on Facebook and that they were looking for weekend help. A phone call was made, an interview scheduled for the next day, and the following Monday Debra was offered a part-time position as an Administrative Assistant, a position that had not even been posted.....God is good!
Debra is a Certified Peer Support and Substance Abuse Treatment Specialist, having had life experiences similar to the women at Sanctified Hope. She has 16 years of personal and 9 years of professional experience working in Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and the Criminal Justice System. Debra is passionate about being of service to others and considers it an honor to be working with the women at SH, sharing God's goodness and how He can heal their brokenness.
Melanie Buchanan - Program/Administration Support
Melanie has been a women’s leader in a college ministry. Melanie finished her Associates Degree in 2011 at Weatherford College and began her career in media. She has been involved with marketing at Center of Hope for the last few years on staff.
Because of the restoration God has worked in her own life, she feels privileged to walk alongside and support these women into restoration. “I hope to share my experiences and inspire His love with these women. I feel so blessed that God allowed to be a part of this ministry!”