Wrona Named as new Coordinator of Ministerial Services and BOM registrar



The Rev. Sara Wrona has been named the new Coordinator of Ministerial Services and BOM registrar. In this role, she will assist candidates and BOM to ensure that all required paperwork and actions have been completed as persons move towards ordination

Wrona is a native of Western North Carolina, but grew up in New Kensington, PA. Before entering ministry, Sara worked in the human resource field and in church administration for a Presbyterian Church.  After discerning her call to ministry, Sara first served as an associate pastor for the Allegheny River Charge, then moved to the then three-point Kiski Charge to serve as a co-pastor. Sara completed the Course of Study at the West Virginia Extension of the Course of Study School of Ohio in 2013.

Sara currently serves as the pastor for First United Methodist Church Leechburg. She has a passion for justice and outreach ministries and has a heart for being in ministry with all of God's children. Sara and her husband, Paul, have been married for 33+ years and have three grown children: Rachel, who is married to Jimmy, and twins Katy and Sean. Sara loves her role as Nanna to her grandson Cannon.

Please note: All mentoring reports due annually by December 15 should be forwarded to Sara at sara.wrona@wpaumc.org.

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BOM Leadership

The co-chairs for BOM are Rev. Kelley Schanely and Rev. Pam Gardner. Schanely's responsibility as one of the BOM co-chairs is to care for matters of candidacy in coordination with each DCOM.  Gardner will care for clergy relations within the Annual Conference.  Please not that anyone who anticipates retiring needs to send a letter to the Bishop, their DS, and Pam.