Traci Rabenstein begins Oct. 1 as congregational support representative for Church of the Brethren donor relations. Initially she will work from her home in Enola, Pa.
Her role will be to strengthen and nurture congregational relationships with ministries of the Church of the Brethren through face-to-face, telephone, and other visits with congregations and pastors. Through these interactions, she will interpret denominational ministries in which congregations partner, and will solicit feedback that will be helpful for the enhancement of denominational ministries.
She is a licensed minister at Mechanicsburg (Pa.) Church of the Brethren, where for some years she was youth director. She has served on the Southern Pennsylvania District board, and was moderator for the 2015 district conference. She currently serves on the board of Cross Keys Village--The Brethren Home Community in New Oxford, Pa.
Her professional career has included positions related to information technology and since 2013 she has been eGovernment Project Manager for the state of Pennsylvania’s Office of Administration/Office for Information Technology. She holds a computer programming diploma from the Thompson Institute in Harrisburg, Pa., and also studied elementary education at Lock Haven (Pa.) University.