Janet grew up as a little bare foot country girl in Belah, La. She was the youngest of three children. She was raised in church and had wonderful parents. The biggest spiritual influence was her Grandmother Gulde, who she states was a Proverbs 31 woman! Janet always loved music and participated in youth choirs in school and church as she was perusing her career in music. Janet graduated from Jena High in 1986 and married her high school sweetheart, Patrick “Packy” Thompson in June of that year. She worked alongside of her husband in Ministry if many different roles. She sang and played the piano as she did Intern with Packy’s parents at Maranatha Assembly in Jena, La. The couple took a staff position in Eunice, La. where they stayed for 3 years. They were Youth Pastors and Janet was the Worship Leader. They began their family in 1991 when their first son, Trey was born, then Joshua in 1995 and Amanda in 2000.
The Thompson’s came to Bayou Blue Assembly in 1993 as Senior Pastors. Janet became the worship leader shortly after they came to Bayou Blue and has continued that calling to this day. She has been on Staff since 2010 as the Music Pastor. Janet has received her Ordination to Minister through the Assemblies of God. Her heart is to lead people into the presence of God every time they walk into the church and she desires each one to know the peace and joy that He brings!