Janine Gilmore, born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, was a registered nurse and the coauthor with her husband, Dick, of Sponsorship, a guide for current sponsors and those considering sponsoring someone to attend The Walk to Emmaus. Janine enjoyed music—she studied voice, sang in church and community choirs, directed children’s choirs, as well as adult and children’s handbell choirs, and played the piano. She was also an artist, painting still lifes with acrylics, oils, and watercolors. Her hobbies also included needlework, genealogy, and travel. Janine died in 2011.