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Stephanie True Cooper (MDiv ’10) and Ashley Cooper were married October 3, 2015. Stephanie is currently serving as associate pastor at University Baptist Church in Austin, Texas.

Christine Coy Fohr (MDiv ’10) is the minister/teaching elder at First Presbyterian Church in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Yohan Kim (MDiv ’10) and his family celebrated the birth of Asher Yohan Kim on December 19, 2015. Yohan is a math educator at Spalding University and parish minister at the Korean Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky.

Katrina Paxson (MDiv ’10) is the interim pastor at Beulah United Methodist Church in Valley, Alabama. She continues to teach as an adjunct instructor at Southern Union State Community College.

Karen Bland Russell (MDiv ’10) accepted a call to serve First Presbyterian Church of Palestine, Illinois. Karen is also program manager for Company of New Pastors, a program of the Office of Theology & Worship for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Daniel Stillwell (MAMFT ’10) received his doctorate in family therapy from Saint Louis University in May 2015. He is currently an associate professor in marriage and family therapy at Hope International University in Fullerton, California. Daniel will present at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference in Indianapolis in September.

Mike Beckman (MDiv ’11) was ordained and installed as a teaching elder at Kirk of Our Savior Presbyterian Church in Westland, Michigan.

Jenny Crosswhite (MDiv ’11) was selected to serve as vice mayor of Santa Paula, California, in December 2015. Jenny also serves as pastor of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Santa Paula.

Shea James (MDiv ’11) was recently appointed to the United Methodist Church’s West Virginia Annual Conference serving the Office of Connectional Ministries.

Amber Brown (MAMFT ’12) and Beau Brown (MDiv ’12) recently celebrated the birth of their twins, Avery and Asher.

Tyler Gibson (MDiv ’12) and his wife, Megan Purdy Gibson, celebrated the birth of their son, Sawyer Thomas, on February 4, 2016.

Angel Isabel (MAR ’12) and her spouse, Dustin Hamilton, celebrated the birth of Christian Hamilton on December 14, 2015.

Sarah Nyaphiri Padoko (MAMFT ’12) and Fletcher Padoko (MAR ’10) celebrated the birth of their daughter, Tayamika Mirriam Padoko, on December 4, 2015.

Andrew Black (MDiv ’13) was ordained and installed as a teaching elder (solo pastor) at Unity Presbyterian Church in Terre Haute, Indiana, on August 2, 2015.

Matt Bowman (MDiv ’14) was ordained as a teaching elder (pastor) to Maysville and New Store Presbyterian churches in Buckingham, Virginia.

Joanna Hipp (MDiv ’14) was ordained as a teaching elder at her home congregation, Cameron Presbyterian Church, in Cameron, North Carolina, on October 11, 2015. She is currently an associate pastor at Providence Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Elana Keppel-Levy (MDiv ’14) was ordained as a teaching elder January 3, 2016, at her home congregation of Faith Presbyterian Church in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Susan Presley (MDiv ’14) co-authored a book with current student Harry (Max) Hazell, Hezekiah: Buried in the Bowels of the Earth for Centuries, Recently Unearthed by a Team of Hearty Explorers. This book is best described as religious humor and is available on Amazon.com.

Jan Way Rudolph (MDiv ’14) is a chaplain with Kentucky One Health in Louisville, Kentucky.

Traci Simmons (MDiv ’14) was ordained as an elder at Grace Community Covenant Church in Louisville, Kentucky, on November 21, 2015.

Jessa Warner (MDiv ’14) was ordained October 11, 2015, at Jeff Street Baptist Community at Liberty in Louisville, Kentucky.

Chelsea Guenther Benham (MDiv ’15) was ordained as a teaching elder at Crescent Hill Presbyterian Church on December 5, 2015. Chelsea serves as a teaching elder/pastoral resident at Second Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Jieun Kim Han (MDiv ’15) is the program assistant in the Office of the General Assembly at the Presbyterian Center of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). In this capacity, Jieun works with young adult advisory delegates, theological student advisory delegates, student assistants, assembly assistants, and does leader selection and training for the 222nd General Assembly of the PC(USA).

Jennine Money (MDiv ’15) and Steven A. Groene were married September 13, 2015, in Seaford, Delaware.


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