I currently serve Henryville Community Presbyterian Church and Mt. Lebanon Presbyterian Church in a two-point, half-time, stated supply position. In addition to this called position, I also serve Team Sweaty Sheep, an athletic ministry in the PC(USA)'s 1001 New Worshiping Communities program, and Churches Uniting in Christ, an ecumenical organization which includes the PC(USA).
At Henryville Community and Mt. Lebanon, I've been a part of a community recovering from a disasterous tornado, serving on the Spiritual and Emotional Needs committee of the recovery organization and as liason to the local ministerial association. I developed relationships with local businesses and clergy, and helped both churches to assess their understanding of God's continuing work as the community emerges from disaster recovery.
With Team Sweaty Sheep, I've worked hard to discern our organization's calling, practiced sharing the love of God with people who are either fully accepting of or openly hostile towards organized religion, developed a program for church transformation, and gained a helpful perspective on how traditional churches meet or don't meet the spiritual needs of athletes.
Working with Churches Uniting in Christ has allowed me to be a part of ecumenical discussions on racism, ministry, and the unity of the churches. Through these discussions, I've seen the importance of working together with other Christians and opposing racism and other forms of division at every opportunity.