In Good Faith: Deiha Torin of Island Lutheran Church

loberle@islandpacket.comNovember 30, 2013 

Deiha Torin in the preschool of Island Lutheran Church on Wednesday morning on Hilton Head Island. Torin is the preschool director for the church.

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Name: Deiha Torin

Church: Island Lutheran Church on Hilton Head Island

Town: Hilton Head Island

Member for: 15 years

Activity in church: Preschool director and Sunday school teacher for the past 13 years

The reward. The children will sometimes cry when they're going home because they've had such a good time at school and want to stay.

Busy days. There are so many things I want to introduce to the children and there's never enough time to get it all in there.

A heart for children. My daughter was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was 10, and it makes me aware of every child's special need. I'll try and go a little further to show them Christ's love.

Kids' favorite. A lot of children like Noah's Ark. They have fun learning about the animals and rainbows.

Praise. "She has an incredible gift with children, which has led to a stellar reputation in our community," Island Lutheran Pastor Larry Eckhart said.

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