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Mid Council Ministries

Mid Council Ministries

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Call us toll free at (888) 728-7228 x5156.  You may also download our full staff listing here.

Mid Council Ministries consists of Constitutional Services, Mid Council Relations, and Ordered Ministries and Certification (Church Leadership Connection, Preparation for Ministry, Ruling Elders, Office of Deacon, and Christian Educator Certification. Formerly Vocational Ministries).

Mid Council Ministries Staff

Resourcing the life of the church in the Middle Councils and the ministries of Teaching and Ruling Elder.

  • Director for Mid Council Relations
    Sue Krummel
    (502) 569-8360
  • Director for Constitutional Interpretation
    Joyce Lieberman
    (502) 569-5434
  • Director for Ordered Ministries and Certification
    Kerry Rice
    (502) 569-5412
  • Manager, Preparation for Ministry and Examinations
    Tim Cargal
    (502) 569-5771
  • Manager, Representation, Inclusiveness, and Ruling Elder Training
    Molly Casteel
    (502) 569-5407
  • Manager, Leadership Development and Church Leadership Connection
    SanDawna Gaulman Ashley
    (502) 569-5730
  • Manager, Judicial Process and Social Witness
    Laurie Griffith
    (502) 569-5432
  • Administrative Assistant
    Cheri Harper
    (502) 569-5081
  • Church Leadership Connection Consultant
    Carol Hawkins
    (502) 569-5225
  • Manager, Ruling Elder Resources and Educator Certification
    Martha Miller
    (502) 569-5751
  • Senior Administrative Assistant
    Diane Minter
    (502) 569-5421
  • Coordinator, Immigration Advocacy
    Laura Polk
    (502) 569-5007
  • Church Leadership Connection Consultant
    Wilma Scott
    (502) 569-5738
  • Program Assistant
    Jake Souder
    (502) 569-5746
  • Manager, Immigration Issues
    Teresa Waggener
    (502) 569-5372

News & Statements

  • Visible scars and wounds

    November 7, 2014

    Larissa Kwong Abazia

    The days when divided and conflicted Presbyterians could gloss over or ignore their differences are over, General Assembly Vice-moderator Larissa Kwong Abazia said today (Nov. 7).

    “This day,” she told more than 120 presbytery and synod leaders gathered here for the annual Moderators Conference, “we are called to move through the pain and suffering, to have the tough conversations, to face one another as brothers and sisters in Christ, and take the hard together.”

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