Western PA Pastor Selected for Lewis Fellows Program
WASHINGTON, DC – The Lewis Center for Church Leadership of Wesley Theological Seminary has selected 20 outstanding young clergy, including one from Western Pennsylvania, to participate in the 2012-2013 Lewis Fellows program. The young clergy were chosen from a broad field of applicants and represent five denominations and 15 states.
- Shalom Agtarap, Pastor, Ellensburg United Methodist Church (UMC); Ellensburg, Wash.
- Errick Baldwin, Pastor, Bickham Chapel AME Zion Church; Amite, La.
- Katie Bishop, Pastor, New Hope UMC; Brunswick, Md.
- Becca Clark, Pastor, Trinity UMC; Montpelier, Vt.
- Andrew Conard, Pastor, El Dorado First UMC; El Dorado, Kan.
- James Ellis III, Associate Pastor, Asbury UMC; Martinsburg, W.Va.
- Vicki Flippin, Pastor of Social Justice, Exploring Faith, and Inter-generational Ministries, UMC of the Village; New York, N.Y.
- Mira Hewlett, Pastor, First UMC; Carlisle, Pa.
- Nathan Hill, Minister of Church Life, East Dallas Christian Church and the Table; Dallas, Texas
- Kristin M. Holbrook, Pastor, Central UMC; Salem, Va.
- Mike Holly, Pastor for Contemporary Worship, Canterbury UMC; Birmingham, Ala.
- Norm Jones, Pastor, Lilesville Charge of the UMC; Lilesville, N.C.
- David Lessner, Associate Pastor, Stonebridge UMC; McKinney, Texas
- Meggan Manlove, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church; Nampa, Idaho
- Katrina Moore, Director of Next Generation Ministries/Children's Church Pastor, The Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church; Atlanta, Ga.
- Sara Elizabeth Pugh, Associate Pastor, Braddock Street UMC; Winchester, Va.
- Mark Reisinger, Pastor, Grace UMC; Mechanicsburg, Pa.
- Elizabeth Sillerud, Associate Pastor, American Lutheran Church; Billings, Mont.
- Jordan Thrasher, Lead Pastor, Bold Spring UMC; Carnesville, Ga.