Pastoral Leadership 2009-2010
The eighteen pastors selected to participate in the Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program for 2009-2010 are:
Lori Bievenour is the associate pastor at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Carmel, Indiana. Lori is a 2000 magna cum laude graduate of Butler University and earned her Master's in Divinity from the Boston University School of Theology.
Grace Burton-Edwards is the associate rector at Trinity Episcopal Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. Grace earned her undergraduate degree from Mississippi College, received her Master of Divinity magna cum laude from Christian Theological Seminary, and earned her Doctor of Ministry from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary.
Christopher W. Cox was pastor at St. Adalbert - St. Casimir Parish in South Bend, Indiana. Chris earned his undergraduate degree and Master of Divinity degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is currently serving the Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Andacollo in Santiago, Chile.
Patricia Efiom was the senior pastor at the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Bloomington, Indiana. Pat earned her undergraduate and Master's degrees from Indiana University, and earned her Master of Divinity degree from Christian Theological Seminary. She received the Kitchen Aid Scholarship at Indiana University and the Martin Luther King Scholarship from Christian Theological Seminary. She is currently serving as pastor of Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church in Evanston, Illinois.
Aaron Elliott is pastor at Grace Community Church in Noblesville, Indiana. Aaron earned his undergraduate degree cum laude from Carson-Newman College and received his Master of Divinity degree from Christian Theological Seminary. He has served as senior director of leadership development and mobilization at Grace Community Church.
Mark Havel is the pastor at Cross of Grace Lutheran Church in New Palestine, Indiana. Mark earned his undergraduate degree from Capital University and received his Master of Divinity degree from Trinity Lutheran Seminary.
Frank Mansell is the pastor at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. He received his undergraduate degree cum laude from Davidson College and Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, where he received the Parish-Pulpit Ministry Fellowship. He has also studied at the Ecumenical Institute of the World Council of Churches.
Lisa Schubert was the associate pastor of Discipleship and Formation at the North United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was a Wells Scholar at Indiana University, where she earned her undergraduate degree with High Distinction. She earned her Master of Divinity degree summa cum laude from the Duke University Divinity School. She is currently serving as senior pastor of Hillside United Methodist Church in Princeton, Indiana.
Jennifer Steele-Lantis was the associate minister at the Southport Christian Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. Jennifer earned her undergraduate degree from Transylvania University and her Master of Divinity degree from Christian Theological Seminary. She recently moved to Lufkin, Texas, where her husband Steven serves as senior pastor of the First Christian Church.
David Williamson was the pastor of the Milroy United Methodist Church in Milroy, Indiana. David received his undergraduate magna cum laude from Davidson College and his Master of Divinity degree summa cum laude from the Duke University Divinity School. He currently serves as executive pastor for Family and Men's Ministries at St. Luke's United Methodist Cuhrch in Indianapolis.
Nathan D. Wilson is the senior minister at the First Christian Church in Shelbyville, Indiana. Nathan received his undergraduate degree from Asbury College and earned his Master of Divinity degree from the Lexington Theological Seminary, where he received the Riley B. Montgomery Award in Theology. He also received a graduate certificate in Ecumenical Studies from the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey, and a Master's degree in international security, where he specialized in the relationship between religion and international conflict, from the Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland.