Meet your new interim pastor:
Pastor Jess comes to us from the United States and she grew up in the Florida and Louisiana. Most recently she served in the Kansas City area as a Hospice chaplain and as an interim pastor. Her undergraduate work is in English from the University of Florida and her M.Div is from Columbia Theological Seminary (PCUSA).
Pastor Jess is ordained in the United Church of Christ and has served in both the capacity of chaplain and church pastor throughout her vocation. She has worked in several denominations and is comfortable in a multidenominational environment. Her background also includes a number of years as a hospital trauma chaplain and in addition she has been both an interim pastor and a settled pastor. Pastor Jess brings almost twenty years of experience to Moscow Protestant Chaplaincy and she looks forward to her time with us.
She has two grown children. Her daughter is age 20 and is training as an airborne combat medic with the U.S. Army and her son is age 23 and is completing his masters degree in College Administration.