Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Douglas to serve as director of the Conference Office.

Chris Douglas has accepted the position of director of the Conference Office for the Church of the Brethren, effective Sept. 6. She will train with current director Lerry Fogle during this year’s Annual Conference, and work in conjunction with him until his retirement in December.

Douglas has been serving as director of the church’s Youth and Young Adult Ministry. She began her employment with the former General Board in Jan. 1985 as staff for Youth and Young Adult Ministry and Urban Ministry. In 1990 she began working fulltime in Youth and Young Adult Ministry, taking on expanded responsibilities for leadership development events, increasing attendance at National Youth Conferences, and expansion of workcamps. She has directed the last six National Youth Conferences, and has been a member of the Religious Conference Managers Association for the past eight years.

She is a Manchester College graduate with a degree in Spanish and Education, and holds a master of divinity degree and a doctor of ministry degree from Bethany Theological Seminary.

Source: 5/20/2009 Newsline

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