Director of Communications & Program Associate for Youth Ministries
Staff Person to: Faith Formation Mission Area Team
Staff Person to: Compassionate Generosity Mission Area Team
The Director of Communications designs and sends the Conference Newsletter, manages the Conference website and social media, and collects and stores resources to be shared with churches and individuals to equip ministry.
The Program Associate for Youth Ministry connects youth and youth leaders in the Michigan Conference by planning wider-church events and imagining new ways to be church.
Based in Midland, Jenn is a Member in Discernment who works part-time from her home office. Jenn serves on the Annual Meeting Planning Team, Great Lakes Faith Formation and Youth Ministry Team, National Our Whole Lives Advisory Team, and serves on the Executive team of National Organization of Wider Church Youth Ministry. She has helped to plan GLRYE 2018, NYE 2020, Youth@Synod 2021, Youth@Synod 2023, and is working on the team planning the 2024 Great Lakes West Central Regional Youth Event.